ICC look at new tech to end chucking

NEW “wearable” technology is to be introduced by the ICC to settle doubts about illegal actions, a problem that still occasionally hurts cricket, especially at international development level. The ICC announced from Dubai this week that they had entered a second phase of an agreement with a consortium of high profile Australian cricket, sports science …

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Interpol offering reality check

INTERPOL, the international policing organisation, have offered to help the ICC by taking steps to prevent organised crime from infiltrating cricket. This follows hard on the warning by the ECB this week that the domestic game in England remains vulnerable to corruption. A cold draught has been blowing into the game since the Pakistan corruption case at Southwark …

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Gibbs in silly stew

SORRY, but the Gibbs two-match ban is nonsense and exposes the ICC anti-racism campaign to ridicule. On Sunday just before lunch on the fourth day Herschelle Gibbs made a comment to his team-mates about a small group of rowdy Pakistan supporters targeting South Africa ’s left-arm spinner Paul Harris for abuse during the Test match …

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