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.

ICC consider stipulating bat sizes on World Cup eve
ICC consider stipulating bat sizes on World Cup eve

The International Cricket Council (ICC) is considering placing limitations on the depth of a bat with less than a fortnight left for the World Cup to begin to restore the balance between batsman and bowler.

Corruption-free World Cup is the greatest challenge: ICC
Corruption-free World Cup is the greatest challenge: ICC

International Cricket Council (ICC) Chief Executive, David Richardson feels organising a safe and corruption-free World Cup will be their greatest challenge during the two-month long mega-event.

Mohammad Amir reprieve will encourage others to come clean: ICC
Mohammad Amir reprieve will encourage others to come clean: ICC

 The reprieve given to Pakistan bowler Mohammad Amir in a spot-fixing scandal will encourage corrupt players to come clean and help maintain the game`s integrity, International Cricket Council (ICC) Chief Executive David Richardson said on Tuesday.

Minnows better prepared to cause Cup upsets: ICC CEO
Minnows better prepared to cause Cup upsets: ICC CEO

International Cricket Council (ICC) Chief Executive David Richardson predicted an open World Cup on Tuesday, saying the associate members are well prepared to upset major teams in the tournament.

Afghanistan, Ireland get a shot at World Cup 2019 qualification
Afghanistan, Ireland get a shot at World Cup 2019 qualification

The ICC Board on Wednesday approved that Afghanistan and Ireland will join the 10 full members in the rankings-based qualification system for the ICC cricket World Cup 2019.

It'll be tough to fix any World Cup matches: ICC chief
It'll be tough to fix any World Cup matches: ICC chief

 The chief executive of cricket`s governing body believes it will be tough for anyone outside the game to fix matches during next month`s 50-over World Cup in Australia and New Zealand.

Richardson says 2015 World Cup will be bigger and better
Richardson says 2015 World Cup will be bigger and better

 ICC Chief Executive David Richardson believes that "there has been no stone left unturned" as preparations continue ahead of the ICC Cricket World Cup 2015, but stressed the need for players to remember their responsibilities to uphold the sport's integrity at all times.

South Africa retains ICC Test Championship mace
South Africa retains ICC Test Championship mace

South Africa retained the iconic Reliance ICC Test Championship mace and with it won a cash award of USD 500,000 following its 2-0 series win over the West Indies in Cape Town on Tuesday.

ICC says clampdown on bouncer 'unlikely'
ICC says clampdown on bouncer 'unlikely'

International Cricket Council Chief Executive David Richardson on Sunday said that a clampdown on bouncers was unlikely despite the tragic death of Australian Phillip Hughes, according to a report.