I am targeting a World Cup return: Harbhajan Singh
I am targeting a World Cup return: Harbhajan Singh

 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.

Mohammad Amir's return to cricket will take some time: ICC
Mohammad Amir's return to cricket will take some time: ICC

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.

Wrong message sent by letting off James Anderson: Rahul Dravid

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.

India should put the Anderson controversy behind, says Gavaskar

Former India skipper Sunil Gavaskar today said that India should put behind the James Anderson fracas behind and focus on the fourth Test against England, starting at Manchester on Thursday.

Jadeja-Anderson row: Ball in Dave Richardson`s court as he has six more days to appeal

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.

Close to finishing match-fixing probe: ICC

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.

ICC confirms review of its anti-corruption unit

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.

No change in four-fielder rule till 2015 World Cup: Richardson

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.

ICC hails Tendulkar as a `sporting genius`

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".

Short-pitched stuff didn`t work well against Sachin: ICC CEO

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.

ICC does not like dispute between BCCI and CSA, says Dave Richardson

The International Cricket Council does not like the current dispute between the Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) and Cricket South Africa (CSA), ICC chief executive Dave Richardson said on Sunday.

ICC considers using `Snicko` for next Ashes series

The International Cricket Council (ICC) is considering using "Snicko" technology in the next Ashes series in Australia, the ruling body`s chief executive Dave Richardson told the BBC on Sunday.

India have got their reasons to oppose DRS: ICC CEO Richardson

The BCCI does "have its own reasons" for opposing the controversial Decision Review System (DRS), according to International Cricket Council`s Chief Executive Dave Richardson who admitted that the DRS technology was not foolproof yet.

ICC has no plans to reduce Aamir`s suspension: Richardson

The ICC has said that there are no plans to change or reduce the minimum ban of five years imposed on Pakistani pacer Mohammed Aamir who has serving the ban for spot-fixing.

ICC CEO praises BCCI, MCA, OCA for hosting Women`s WC in India

The ICC chief executive Dave Richardson has thanked BCCI, the Mumbai Cricket Association and the Odisha Cricket Association, for successfully hosting the ongoing Women`s World Cup.

PCB chief Zaka Ashraf insists Bangladesh team`s Pakistan tour `still on`

Contradicting media reports, Pakistan Cricket Board ( PCB) chief Zaka Ashraf has said that the tour of Bangladesh to Pakistan was still on and only date adjustments were being worked out in consultation with the Bangladesh Cricket Board (BCB).

Pakistan is safe for international cricket: Zaka Ashraf

Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) chairman Zaka Ashraf said Monday that Pakistan is a safe venue and talks are on with International Cricket Council (ICC) and the Bangladesh Cricket Board (BCB) for resumption of cricket ties in the country.

Pakistan need to do more to convince international teams: ICC

Pakistan will have to wait for some more time to bring international cricket back to the country as the ICC says that it needs to do more on the security front to win the confidence of the foreign teams.

ICC CEO backs under-fire Dhoni

Dave Richardson, chief executive officer (CEO) of the International Cricket Council (ICC), Sunday backed under-fire Indian captain Mahendra Singh Dhoni saying that he "marvelled" at the amount of workload he handled.

Ponting`s contribution to cricket has been immense: Richardson

International Cricket Council`s chief executive Dave Richardson on Monday paid glowing tributes to Ricky Ponting stating that his contribution to international cricket has been "immense."