Rameez: ICC should implement Test window

“You have to acknowledge and respect the status of Test match cricket”

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Given the meteoric rise of Twenty20 cricket, former Pakistan captain Rameez Raja believes that the International Cricket Council (ICC) have to seriously consider implementing a Test window in order to ensure the format’s popularity doesn’t continue its downward slide.

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Cricket Australia set to impose six-month bans on players that participate in ‘disapproved cricket’

“Players who participate in disapproved cricket (e.g. exhibition matches) are not permitted to participate in ICC approved cricket for a minimum of six months thereafter”

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Cricket Australia has issued a warning to the players, saying that they could be hit with a six-month ban if they opt to take part in any matches or tournaments without the board’s approval.

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Kohli: I completely respect Kumble as a cricketer

“What happens in the change room is something that’s very sacred and private to all of us”

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India captain Virat Kohli has said that he has nothing but respect for everything Anil Kumble achieved during his illustrious career, but he refused to dwell on why the 46-year-old stepped down as head coach on Tuesday.

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Arthur: No rift between me and Inzamam over fitness standards

“It was incredibly disappointing with Umar Akmal because he didn’t tour West Indies for the same reason”

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Pakistan head coach Mickey Arthur has made it clear that he and chief selector Inzamam-ul-Haq see eye to eye when it comes to the fitness standards of the national team.

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