Former Pakistan fast bowler Shoaib Akhtar has hit out at the International Cricket Council (ICC), stating that their batsmen-friendly rules have been responsible for finishing cricket in the last 10 years.
Ball-tampering has been considered one of cricket’s constant problem giver over the years. There have been mixed views on the issue -- while some consider it a bane on the game, many former great bowlers have admitted to working on the ball in some way or the other in their effort to make the cherry talk.
It's safe to say 2019 has been an exceptional year for cricket. The status of the world’s most beloved summer sport reached new heights this year thanks to some unforgettable events showcasing the game’s excitement and skill.
The International Cricket Council has come out in support of Kumara Dharmasena, the elite ICC umpire from Sri Lanka, for his controversial decision in the final game of the recently concluded Cricket World Cup. The Umpire had mistakenly awarded 6 overthrow runs to England, instead of 5.