Peeved at not being given the opportunity to hand out the World Cup trophy to the champions, International Cricket Council (ICC) President Mustafa Kamal left the Melbourne Cricket Ground even before the final between Australia and New Zealand finished.
The head of the International Cricket Council (ICC) says the world governing body is unlikely to change its plans to reduce the number of teams at the next World Cup despite being impressed by the performances of the Associate nations during the current tournament.
Rejecting its own President's criticism of the umpiring during Bangladesh's World Cup quarterfinal loss to India, the International Cricket Council (ICC) on Friday said Mustafa Kamal's outburst against the match officials was "unfortunate" and "baseless".
ICC's Chief Executive Officer Dave Richardson on Sunday said that the game's governing body is all set to prune the number of teams from 14 to 10 for the next Cricket World Cup, scheduled to be held in England in 2019.
ICC chief executive Dave Richardson says any attempts by match fixers to influence the outcome of the match will be "thwarted" by strong measures put in place by the apex cricket body and World Cup organisers.
The International Cricket Council had a "far better idea" of the people involved in match-fixing and would do everything in their power to ensure the "sickness" of corruption did not affect the World Cup, Chief Executive Dave Richardson said on Wednesday.
A day after International Cricket Council (ICC) chief executive Dave Richardson proposed having 90-metre boundaries in the World Cup wherever possible, Australia opener Aaron Finch said that if the proposal was executed, it would not affect them as they have the “firepower” to play to the dimensions of the ground.
Fresh from leading Punjab to a runner-up finish in the Vijay Hazare one-day tournament, out-of-favour Indian off-spinner Harbhajan Singh is happy with his own showing in the domestic circuit and is keen to make a comeback into the national team for the 2015 World Cup.
Acknowledging the receipt of PCB's request letter for tainted pacer Muhammad Aamir's early return to cricket, ICC CEO Dave Richardson on Monday said that the international body has taken note of the issue but the matter will take some time to get resolved.
Former India skipper Rahul Dravid has slammed the `not guilty` verdict given to James Anderson in the `pushgate` incident and said the administrators of the game have sent out a "wrong message" by letting off the England pacer without any punishment.
The decision on whether to appeal or not against judicial commissioner Gordon Lewis` verdict pronouncing both James Anderson and Ravindra Jadeja "not guilty" in the Trent Bridge altercation lies entirely on ICC CEO Dave Richardson, who now has six more days to do so.
The International Cricket Council said it is close to announcing its findings in a match-fixing case, which shook the game after New Zealand captain Brendon McCullum`s testimony in the matter was leaked to the media.
The ICC today confirmed the review of its under-fire anti-corruption unit even as it dismissed reports raising questions on the watchdog`s effectiveness in dealing with the menace of spot and match-fixing.
India captain Mahendra Singh Dhoni has often complained about the current ODI rule of having only four fielders outside the circle during the non-Powerplay overs affecting the performance of his bowlers but the ICC is in no mood to tinker with any rules until the end of the 2015 World Cup in Australia and New Zealand.
The ICC on Saturday gave rich tributes to Sachin Tendulkar, who retired from international cricket after playing his 200th Test match, with its chief executive Dave Richardson saying that "sporting geniuses like Sachin are rare phenomenons".
He was behind the stumps in 10 Test matches against Sachin Tendulkar but former South African glovesman and current ICC Chief Executive Dave Richardson never found Sachin Tendulkar perturbed by the raw pace and short-pitched stuff bowled by Allan Donald and Co.