Federation of International Cricketers' Associations has objected to ICC's threat of banning players in future from Twenty20 leagues for West Indies-like pull-outs, saying that individual cricketers should not be penalised for a collective action.
The Federation of International Cricketers Association (FICA) today said it was disappointed with N Srinivasan`s appointment to the post of ICC Chairman even as New Zealand Cricket Director Martin Snedden backed the controversial Indian administrator`s elevation to the top job.
The COO of Federation of International Cricketers Associations (FICA) Ian Smith reckons that no one in the ICC has the "courage to stand upto" BCCI president N Srinivasan and ECB chairman Giles Clarke as they cast a "very large shadow" in world cricket.
Federation of International Cricketers Associations (FICA) chief Paul Marsh today said it is important to have an independent integrity unit in place to oversee cricket because corruption is not limited to the actions of players on the field.
Under-fire N Srinivasan is all set to attend the ICC executive board meeting in Dubai on April 9-10 as BCCI`s "representative" despite being sidelined from the Cricket Board`s affairs following a Supreme Court directive.
The Federation of International Cricketers` Associations wants the under-fire N Srinivasan to stand aside from all ICC functions after being forced out as BCCI President owing to the IPL betting scandal.
Federation of International Cricketers` Associations (FICA) today said that "self-interest and "short-term deal making" will override the sport`s long-term health following the recent ICC structural revamp.
"Self-interest" and "short-term deal making" will prevail over cricket`s long-term health following the recent structural reforms in the International Cricket Council (ICC), the global players` association said on Monday.
Cricket Australia has defended the structural overhaul of the ICC which will cede executive decision-making to India, Australia and England in the face of sharp criticism from some other Boards and Federation of International Cricketers` Associations.
The International Cricket Council (ICC) has expressed its anger and disappointment at what it believes is a confrontational stance taken by the Federation of International Cricketers` Associations (FICA).
The furore over Laxman Sivaramakrishnan`s appointment as a players representative in the ICC refuses to settle with the Federation of International Cricketers` Associations (FICA) now referring the matter to the ICC Ethics Officer for an independent investigation.
The Federation of International Cricketers` Associations (FICA) on Thursday unveiled a new leadership structure after the resignation of its long-serving CEO Tim May by making Paul Marsh the Executive Chairman of the body.
Former Australian Test offspinner Tim May has resigned as chief executive of the Federation of International Cricketers` Associations (FICA), saying that he was tired of fighting the International Cricket Council (ICC).
Former ICC chief executive, Haroon Lorgat, who is an advisor to the Pakistan Super League (PSL), has said that the warning issued by Federation of International Cricketers Associations (FICA) to players asking them not to travel to Pakistan because of security concerns, could adversely impact the tournament.
Terming International Cricket Players Association`s suggestion to it member players to keep away from the Pakistan Super League as "unfortunate", former chief executive of the ICC, Haroon Lorgat said the security situation here is different from what the world thinks.
Federation of International Cricketers` Association chief executive, Tim May has said that the IPL has sidelined FICA and reduced it to an advisory role in the current payment dispute between Royal Challengers Bangalore and some of its players
Pakistan players have finally received their outstanding dues from the Bangladesh Cricket Board (BCB), after a legal action threat issued by the Federation of International Cricketers Association (FICA) to the BCB over non-payment of dues to the players who took part in the Bangladesh Premier League (BPL).
Federation of International Cricketers` Associations (FICA) CEO Tim May has expressed concern for the players of the IPL franchise Pune Warriors who have been left with no team to play for after the withdrawal of their owner Sahara India last week.