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Whereabouts clause issue resolved, says Lorgat

The ICC on Thursday claimed that it had resolved the contentious whereabouts clause issue in its anti-doping Code but did not provide the details.

cricket Updated: Jul 02, 2010 00:08 IST

The ICC on Thursday claimed that it had resolved the contentious whereabouts clause issue in its anti-doping Code but did not provide the details.

The ICC said its Executive Board has approved the revised rules with some minor amendments and the ICC anti-doping code, which is in compliance with WADA Code, will now come into effect from August 1.

“I am satisfied that we have now resolved the long outstanding issue of filing whereabouts information and the contribution of the BCCI in finding a solution needs to be acknowledged,” ICC CEO Haroon Lorgat said in a statement.

Teams in T20 World Cup may be increased: ICC

Singapore: The ICC on Thursday said it might consider increasing the number of participating teams in the World Twenty20 while reducing the number in the 50-over World Cup.

The working groups of the Chief Executive Committee and the Governance Review Committee, which met during the ICC Executive Board meeting, have discussed measures to revamp cricket and have been asked to submit a final proposal in this regard in September. The ICC also announced that the next T20 World Cup will be held in Sri Lanka in 2012 while the 2014 edition will be hosted by Bangladesh.

Oz snap England’s winning streak

London: Michael Clarke’s unbeaten 99 helped Australia win the fourth one-day international by 78 runs at The Oval here and reduce England’s lead to 3-1 in the five-match series.

Brief Scores: Australia 290/ 5 in 50 overs (S Watson 41, R Ponting 92, M Clarke 99 n.o.) bt England 212 in 42.4 overs (E Morgan 47, Michael Yardy 57; Harris 5-32).

Steyn fined for spitting at Benn

Dubai: South Africa fast bowler Dale Steyn and West Indies quick Kemar Roach have both been fined for disciplinary offences during an ill-tempered end to the Proteas’ tour of the Caribbean.

Steyn was fined 100 percent of his match fee for spitting at West Indies left-arm spinner Sulieman Benn and Roach 50 percent for a flare-up with South Africa batsman Jacques Kallis during the Proteas’ seven-wicket win in the third Test in Barbados, completed Tuesday, that gave them the series 2-0.

Rege named World Cup tournament manager

Mumbai: Former Mumbai Ranji Trophy captain Milind Rege has been appointed as the 2011 World Cup tournament manager.