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We are only a week into 2014. Here is a look at the major cricket tournaments taking place in the New Year.

In spite of all the criticism and controversies, the International Cricket Council (ICC) has decided tocontinue with the inconclusive Decision Review System (DRS) that is currently in place to aid umpires following a recent meeting.

A few former cricketers, including Rahul Dravid and Sanjay Manjrekar, have recently spoken out in favour of having Day Night Tests as the way forward to revive the oldest and most challenging format of the game.

England and Australia are happy to continue using the DRS for the rest of their Ashes Series despite several controversial dismissals in the three Tests so far. It is reported in the Media that ICC General Manager Cricket Geoff Alardice had met representatives of both the teams and the ICC Umpires in Durham on Wednesday.

The first Ashes Test was marred by numerous controversial decisions in spite of the Decision Review System (DRS) being in place.

ICC Board has agreed to replace the Champions Trophy with the ICC World Test Championship. All the Test-playing countries will now have to play a minimum of 16 Test matches in each four-year cycle.

Gayle believes that the ICC can learn a few lessons about publicising its events from the IPL

ICC Champions Trophy 2013 Schedule: England will host the ICC Champions Trophy 2013 in Cardiff, at Edgbaston and at The Oval from June 6 to 23, the ECB has confirmed.

The International Cricket Council (ICC) has made some progressive moves by approving the amendments to the playing conditions for Tests, ODIs and Twenty20 internationals.