Boundary countback scrapped as Super Over rules changed

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2,091 total views, 1 views today “England’s Jos Buttler runs out New Zealand’s Martin Guptill to win 2019 Cricket World Cup final following a Super Over. ©AFP” /> London (AFP) – Cricket chiefs have announced changes to the Super Over regulations, ending the use of boundary countback to decide knockout games following England’s victory over New Zealand in the men’s World Cup final.   England won the World Cup for the first time in July after an unprecedented finish to the final at Lord’s.The hosts triumphed by virtue of hitting more boundaries…

UAE captain Naveed charged with corruption on eve of world T20 qualifiers

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2,020 total views, 1 views today “UAE’s Mohammed Naveed in action at the 2015 World Cup. ©AFP” /> Dubai (AFP) – United Arab Emirates captain Mohammed Naveed was on Wednesday charged with corruption ahead of the World Twenty 20 qualifiers and admitted: “I have let everybody down”. Naveed was one of three UAE cricketers charged by the International Cricket Council (ICC). Batsman Shaiman Anwar and right-arm pace bowler Qadeer Ahmed have also been charged by the ICC, the three players facing a total of 12 counts of breaching the governing body’s anti-corruption…