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Wednesday, May 31

Wrestlers' protest: 'Dismayed' Kumble and 'saddened' Uthappa call for quick resolution

"Anything can be resolved through proper dialogue," Kumble tweets after images of the wrestlers being "manhandled" by police personnel emerge

Tuesday, May 30

Proposed ICC revenue model threatens growth of game, say Associate Members

"One of the biggest risks for global cricket is its over-dependence on India for a major part of revenues generated," former ICC president Ehsan Mani said

Monday, May 29

WTC final: Ponting wants India to play Kishan and Suryakumar for 'a little bit of X-factor'

The Oval is known to assist spinners from time to time, and Ponting wants India to field both Ashwin and Jadeja, with Jadeja batting at No. 6

Sunday, May 28

Hazlewood included in Australia's WTC final squad amid fitness race

Mitchell Marsh and Matt Renshaw are the two players to miss out from the Ashes group

Jaiswal replaces Gaikwad as stand-by player for WTC final

Jaiswal is yet to make his India debut in any format but has an outstanding first-class record where he has scored 1845 runs in 15 matches

Saturday, May 27

World Cup schedule to be unveiled during World Test Championship final

While the tournament is set to be played between October 5 and November 19, the BCCI is yet to finalise the schedule

Friday, May 26

Winners of WTC final between Australia and India to take home US$ 1.6 million

The runners-up will be getting $800,000; the total prize money of the 2021-23 WTC cycle is $3.8 million, the same as the previous edition

Thursday, May 25

Asia Cup discussion on the cards at IPL final

Heads of the Indian, Sri Lankan, Bangladeshi and Afghanistan boards will meet in Ahmedabad but a final decision will be taken only after consultation with the PCB

Tuesday, May 23

Adidas to be India's kit sponsor till 2028

The Indian team will debut their new kits during the World Test Championship final, starting June 7

Monday, May 22

ICC charges local Indian umpire with breaching anti-corruption code

Jatin Kashyap has 14 days to respond to the charges, which relate to the 2022 Asia Cup Qualifiers

Friday, May 19

'ICC has a role to play' - Ricky Ponting on pay disparity

"Make the payments bit more even across Test cricket to attract players from different countries"

Oval conditions will give Australia 'slight advantage' in WTC final - Ricky Ponting

The former captain is looking forward to the contest between India's top order and Australia's fast-bowling attack

Monday, May 15

ICC scraps soft-signal rule for contentious catches

According to the revised playing conditions, the on-field umpire will simply consult with the TV umpire to rule on contentious catches

Shastri: Keep Kohli, Rohit for Tests and ODIs; 'current form' all that matters for T20I squad

T20I selection criteria: "Who is hot at the moment, who is consistent, who has got the runs and where he has got the runs"

Friday, May 12

Shastri expects India to go 'the 2007 route' for next T20 World Cup with Hardik as captain

"He is supremely confident about his own ability - the fact that he is fully fit now makes a massive difference," Shastri says of Hardik

Thursday, May 11

PCB wants four out of 13 Asia Cup matches to be played in Pakistan

The remaining nine matches, including the final, will be played at a neutral venue according to the board's hybrid model

Australia retain No. 1 spot in ODI rankings after annual update

Pakistan are No. 2, followed by India, New Zealand and England

Wednesday, May 10

Asia Cup 2023: Sri Lanka, Bangladesh give thumbs down to PCB's hybrid hosting model

But a PCB official tells ESPNcricinfo that the board has emails from BCB and SLC saying they have no issues playing in Pakistan

Tuesday, May 09

Shardul Thakur says he has no injuries, isn't bowling since KKR are 'full of allrounders'

He did have a niggle, the KKR allrounder says, but is "back to bowling" now and ready to do the job if called upon

Monday, May 08

Omkar Salvi appointed Mumbai head coach for upcoming domestic season

Salvi is currently part of the KKR support staff and takes over from Amol Muzumdar

Kishan replaces injured Rahul in India Test squad for WTC final

A decision on Unadkat's availability for the WTC final will be taken later

Wednesday, May 03

Unadkat ruled out of IPL with left-shoulder injury

It is learnt that he will recover in time for the WTC final in England, starting June 7

Tuesday, May 02

BCCI begins search for next head coach of the India women's team

BCCI has invited applications for the position, which has been vacant since Ramesh Powar was moved to the NCA last year

India become the No. 1 ranked team ahead of World Test Championship final

Australia, who were the top-ranked team, will meet them in the final on June 7

Monday, May 01

Pujara prepares to play with, not against, Smith...for now

The Australian arrives this week for a three-match spell with Sussex ahead of the WTC final and Ashes