The International Cricket Council (ICC) is the international governing body of cricket. It was founded as the Imperial Cricket Conference in 1909 by representatives from England, Australia and South Africa. The ICC has 105 members: 12 full members that play test matches, 37 associate members, and 56 Affiliate Members. The ICC is responsible for the organisation and governance of cricket's major international tournaments, most notably the Cricket World Cup. It also appoints the umpires and referees that officiate at all sanctioned test matches, One Day International and Twenty20 Internationals.
New two-week tournament will be held in Houston in September, adding to organisation’s growing reputation.
A depleted Australian attack secure a 182-run victory over South Africa in second test to wrap up series with a match to spare.
Australia’s men’s Test Player of the Year award renamed in Shane Warne’s honour as tributes were paid to the late spin-king at the Boxing Day Test against South Africa.
England became the first test team to complete a 3-0 whitewash in Pakistan with their eight-wicket victory in the third and final match in Karachi.
England confirmed their reputation as the masters of T20 cricket by claiming the World Cup with a stirring 5-wicket triumph over Pakistan
‘It’s a very important step forward for women’s cricket in our country,’ says India all-rounder Sneh Rana.
Deep political divisions will be set aside across the country as fans will cheer for players that ‘represent the Pakistan flag and not a party flag’ during Sunday’s T20 Final vs England.
Tidy hitting and inspired bowling help Scotland to second shock win of tournament after Namibia stun Sri Lanka.
Namibia make 163 for seven from their 20 overs and then bowl out Test opponents for 108.
Mehar Chhayakar found guilty of seven breaches of sport’s anti-corruption code in connection with attempts to influence aspects of the UAE’s one-day international series in Zimbabwe in 2019.
Australia are banking on a rookie power-hitter born in Singapore to help them defend the Twenty20 World Cup on home turf later this month.
From idolising Maradona to World Cup heroics of her own via testing teenage train rides, Goswami’s journey has been lengthy, punishing and made at brisk pace.
The spin king died of natural causes at a luxury resort in Thailand in March aged 52, eliciting shock and grief from millions of fans around the world. Australian Network9 plans a film about his life, but Warne’s furious say it’s ‘a disgrace’.
Men’s side start their Asia Cup campaign against India on Wednesday before Pakistan clash, and skipper Nizakat Khan says ‘playing against them will be special’.
Hardik Pandya shares 7 wickets with fellow pace bowler Bhuvneshwar Kumar, before a stand of 52 with Ravindra Jadeja guides their side to 5-wicket win.
The city’s men’s team will play against India and Pakistan in T20 finals that begin this month, after 8-wicket win over United Arab Emirates in the qualifiers.
Hong Kong have now comfortably defeated Kuwait and Singapore, but a final game with UAE on Wednesday night will decide their Asia Cup fate.
Test captain says he is still on anxiety medication and admits resentment towards cricket after it left him unable to visit his dying father as much as he would have liked.
The International League T20, which launches in January, will be the second most lucrative Twenty20 tournament after the trendsetting Indian Premier League in terms of player pay.
17-strong squad named for matches against Kuwait, Singapore and UAE, as sides vie for the right to face India and Pakistan in the main competition.
Koertzen stood in 108 tests, a record 209 one-day internationals and 14 Twenty20 internationals over an 18-year career.
Loss of paceman Bumrah is a blow, with the Twenty20 tournament starting on August 27, after UAE, Kuwait, Singapore and Hong Kong play to contest the final spot.
Spinners Ehsan Khan and Kinchit Shah take 7 wickets between them as Kenya are bowled out for 162 in Jersey.
Hong Kong will play Singapore, Kuwait and United Arab Emirates in Oman later this month for the right to play in the main tournament.
Hong Kong’s cricketers face the most important five games of their mammoth summer tour over the next two weeks, with the Challenge League B tournament concluding in Jersey.
Top-order batsman was accused of being involved in an incident with Hong Kong player Ehsan Khan during a Challenge League B game in Uganda.
Accounting firm PriceWaterhouse estimates that revenue from media services offered directly to viewers via the internet will climb to US$2.4 billion in India by 2026.
Nizakat Khan to captain side, with wicketkeeper Scott McKechnie added in place of injured Adit Gorawara.
Sources say officials have decided to move next month’s tournament because it was no longer appropriate for it to be held in Sri Lanka.