Associate members to get a chance to play Test Cricket, says ICC
Associate members to get a chance to play Test Cricket, says ICC

In an attempt to fulfil the chance of the associate nations to play test cricket, the International Cricket Council (ICC) has announced the dates for the first round of fixtures for the four-day first-class ICC Intercontinental Cup 2015-17.

Sri Lanka accuses ICC of grave disruption
Sri Lanka accuses ICC of grave disruption

Sri Lanka`s cricket board Monday accused the world governing body of "gravely" disrupting the sport in the island by withholding its share of proceeds from World Cup tournaments.

ICC might consider appointing Najam Sethi as President
ICC might consider appointing Najam Sethi as President

The ICC on Thursday said it will consider the appointment of Pakistan's Najam Sethi for the post of the apex cricket body's president, left vacant following Mustafa Kamal's resignation, in the last week of June.

ICC mourns demise of Richie Benaud
ICC mourns demise of Richie Benaud

The International Cricket Council (ICC) on Friday paid a rich tribute to former Australia captain and broadcasting legend Richie Benaud, who has passed away at the age of 84 following a prolonged illness.

2015 edition most followed cricket World Cup: ICC
2015 edition most followed cricket World Cup: ICC

The International Cricket Council (ICC) on Saturday said that the 2015 World Cup has been the most followed and attended event in cricketing history.

ICC wary of expansion but keen on cracking US frontier
ICC wary of expansion but keen on cracking US frontier

International Cricket Council chief executive David Richardson has warned of the dangers of the game "spreading itself too thin" but said officials were still keen for the sport to fully establish itself in the United States.

ICC Cricket World Cup 2015: ICC chief wants World Cup `shop-window not window-dressing`
ICC Cricket World Cup 2015: ICC chief wants World Cup `shop-window not window-dressing`

The World Cup should be a "shop-window" not "window-dressing" for the game`s emerging nations, International Cricket Council chief executive David Richardson said Thursday.

Cricket World Cup: ICC chief blasts its Bangladeshi president over `fix` claims
Cricket World Cup: ICC chief blasts its Bangladeshi president over `fix` claims

International Cricket Council (ICC) chief executive David Richardson on Friday slammed his organisation`s Bangladeshi president for questioning the integrity of umpires, saying allegations of fixing were "unfortunate" and "baseless".

Cricket makes contribution for Vanuatu cyclone victims
Cricket makes contribution for Vanuatu cyclone victims

Following the recent natural catastrophe caused by Cyclone Pam which ravaged the island nation of Vanuatu, the International Cricket Council (ICC) on Thursday said it will offer support through charity partner Unicef at the next two World Cup quarter-finals.

ICC World Cup: Afghanistan `not scared` of Australia, says skipper
ICC World Cup: Afghanistan `not scared` of Australia, says skipper

Afghanistan captain Mohammad Nabi has insisted his side are "not scared" of Australia heading into Wednesday`s World Cup clash in Perth.

ICC Cricket World Cup 2015: Australia vs Afghanistan - Preview
ICC Cricket World Cup 2015: Australia vs Afghanistan - Preview

Afghanistan face their toughest test of the World Cup so far when they play four-time champions Australia in Perth on Wednesday.

Size of 2019 World Cup still to decided: ICC
Size of 2019 World Cup still to decided: ICC

The number of teams taking part in the 2019 World Cup hasn`t been finalised, the International Cricket Council told AFP on Friday as it responded to growing criticism that its proposed cut risked damaging the sport`s development.

Barry Richards wants ICC to legalise ball tampering to make cricket more even
Barry Richards wants ICC to legalise ball tampering to make cricket more even

The old game of bat and ball has taken a tectonic shift with the arrival of bigger, fatter willows. When such bats are used as hammers, there's no proverbial cover for poor bowler. This has been the popular narrative so far, let alone the occasional hues and cries over ball tampering.

ICC World Cup 2015 kicks off with glittering opening ceremony, tournament begins Saturday
ICC World Cup 2015 kicks off with glittering opening ceremony, tournament begins Saturday

Children mingled with cricketing greats in "backyard" matches and Maori warriors shared the stage with morris dancers as the Cricket World Cup opened on Thursday with a vibrant and quirky ceremony in Christchurch.

Cricket World Cup 2015: Will let players play fair, aggressive game -  Lehmann
Cricket World Cup 2015: Will let players play fair, aggressive game - Lehmann

A day after the ICC vowed to crack down on excessive sledging between players at the cricket World Cup, Australian coach Darren Lehmann said he will let his wards "play the game as they normally would".

ICC warns of sledging crackdown at World Cup 2015
ICC warns of sledging crackdown at World Cup 2015

The International Cricket Council has warned players they face possible suspension if they cross the line and misbehave at this month`s World Cup.

ICC to punish misbehaving players at ICC World Cup 2015
ICC to punish misbehaving players at ICC World Cup 2015

The International Cricket Council's (ICC) chief executive officer David Richardson Tuesday warned players that their failure to follow the governing body's Code of Conduct during the World Cup would result in severe punishments.

Chris Gayle slams ICC crackdown, says 'A big boy needs a big bat'
Chris Gayle slams ICC crackdown, says 'A big boy needs a big bat'

The International Cricket Council's proposed crackdown on bat sizes has received a strong objection from one of the biggest hitters in the game, Chris Gayle.

World Cup will cement ODI game's standing: ICC
World Cup will cement ODI game's standing: ICC

ICC Chief Executive David Richardson feels ODI cricket is a perfect bridge between Test and Twenty20 International and said the 50-over World Cup starting next week will cement ODI game's standing in future.

Cricket World Cup: Sledging remains slippery issue
Cricket World Cup: Sledging remains slippery issue

The World Cup promises to feature plenty of big-hitting and dramatic bowling but will there be verbal fireworks too? Not if the International Cricket Council can help it.