ESPNcricinfo staff

Sachin Tendulkar ducks under a beamer

ICC news

Fewer fielding restrictions, more free-hits on cards

The removal of batting Powerplay and an allowance for five fielders outside the circle between overs 41 and 50 were among the major changes in ODI playing conditions suggested by the ICC's cricket committee

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Sarel Burger ended with match figures of 5 for 66

Namibia v Hong Kong, ICC Intercontinental Cup, Windhoek

Namibia run away with 114-run victory

Xander Pitchers scored an unbeaten 269-ball 105 in Namibia's second innings as they wrapped up a 114-run win over Hong Kong in the ICC Intercontinental Cup in Windhoek

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MS Dhoni and his team-mates after the loss

ICC news

India, New Zealand move up Test rankings

South Africa have stretched their lead at the top of the ICC Test Team Rankings, while India and New Zealand also moved upwards to occupy the first four positions in the table after the latest annual update

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Cricket Australia chairman Wally Edwards arrives for the ICC Board meeting

ICC news

Breakaway reports 'highly speculative' - CA

Cricket Australia chairman Wally Edwards has described reports of an alternative world cricket structure as "highly speculative" and said CA would work staunchly with the ICC and other countries to protect the global interests of the game

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Lalit Modi catches the action at Eden Gardens

ICC news

ICC investigates plans for alternate cricket structure

The ICC is investigating the Essel Group's mooted plans for an alternative world cricket structure, even as former IPL chief Lalit Modi revealed he stepped away from the project after deciding it was not something he could deliver

Angelo Mathews, Sanath Jayasuriya and Marvan Atapattu at a press confernece

Sri Lanka news

SLC standoff with ICC could be resolved soon

Sri Lanka's sports minister has expressed his confidence that Sri Lanka Cricket's current standoff with the ICC will be resolved, while the ICC has agreed to release a small percentage of the sum it is holding in escrow