ICC congratulates Scotland, Dutch on winning World T20 Qualifier
ICC congratulates Scotland, Dutch on winning World T20 Qualifier

 The International Cricket Council on Monday congratulated Scotland and the Netherlands for winning the ICC World Twenty20 2015 Qualifier after the final was rained off.

Oman, Afghanistan grab final World Twenty20 spots
Oman, Afghanistan grab final World Twenty20 spots

Oman`s fairytale rise as a cricket nation continued Thursday when they qualified for next year`s World Twenty20 in India.

A five-wicket win over Namibia at the ICC qualifying event in Malahide near Dublin saw the Gulf minnows reach their first major international tournament.

Quinton de Kock fined for shoulder barging Tamim Iqbal
Quinton de Kock fined for shoulder barging Tamim Iqbal

South African wicketkeeper Quinton de Kock has been fined for shoulder barging Bangladesh opener Tamim Iqbal during the ongoing first Test in Chittagong, the International Cricket Council said Thursday.

BCCI ties up with British Council to train Indian umpires
BCCI ties up with British Council to train Indian umpires

 In an effort to enhance communication skills of the umpires, the BCCI, as part of the Umpire Development Program has decided to host an English language upskilling course.

Mohammad Hafeez suspended from bowling for one year
Mohammad Hafeez suspended from bowling for one year

Pakistani all-rounder Mohammad Hafeez was on Friday suspended from bowling in international cricket for the next 12 months following an independent assessment of his action, the International Cricket Council (ICC) announced.

India maintain second place in ODI rankings
India maintain second place in ODI rankings

Following the 3-0 series win against Zimbabwe, India have maintained their second place in the International Cricket Council (ICC) One-Day International (ODI) team rankings, released on Thursday.

ICC should push for Olympic spot, says MCC
ICC should push for Olympic spot, says MCC

The Marylebone Cricket Club (MCC) has urged the sport`s ruling body to try to get the game`s Twenty20 international format into the Olympics. 

South Africa`s Rilee Rossouw fined for Tamim Iqbal contact
South Africa`s Rilee Rossouw fined for Tamim Iqbal contact

South African batsman Rilee Rossouw has been fined 50 percent of his match fee for a code of conduct breach during a one-day international against Bangladesh, the International Cricket Council said on Monday.

Ashes gives England chance to overtake Australia in rankings
Ashes gives England chance to overtake Australia in rankings

 England have an opportunity to overtake Australia and move to as high as the second spot in the Test cricket rankings during the five-match Ashes series starting from Wednesday in Cardiff.

Salman Butt to meet ICC ACU officials over his comeback efforts
Salman Butt to meet ICC ACU officials over his comeback efforts

Former Pakistan captain Salman Butt is expected to meet officials of the International Cricket Council's anti-corruption unit soon regarding his efforts to make a comeback to domestic cricket after his ban ends in September.

ICC probing Lalit Modi's bribery accusations: Anurag Thakur
ICC probing Lalit Modi's bribery accusations: Anurag Thakur

Informing that the International Cricket Council (ICC) was probing former cricket administrator Lalit Modi's bribery accusations against three cricketers including Suresh Raina, secretary Anurag Thakur on Saturday said the Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) can react only after a formal intimation about it from world cricket's governing body.

Mohammed Hafeez misses second match for bowling assessment test
Mohammed Hafeez misses second match for bowling assessment test

Pakistan all-rounder Muhammad Hafeez had to miss out on the third Test against Sri Lanka after the International Cricket Council (ICC) confirmed he will have to take the bowling assessment test on July 6 in Chennai.

Sledging crackdown killing excitement in cricket: David Warner
Sledging crackdown killing excitement in cricket: David Warner

Australia opening batsman David Warner on Friday insisted that the recent moves by the International Cricket Council (ICC) to crack down on sledging are taking the excitement out of the game.

Umpire Chris Gaffaney ready to police the Ashes
Umpire Chris Gaffaney ready to police the Ashes

Umpire Chris Gaffaney is confident his experience of dealing with `domestics` as a policeman will stand him in good stead when it comes to maintaining order between England and Australia during the upcoming Ashes series.

Muhammad Hafeez awaits India visa as deadline for ICC test is near end
Muhammad Hafeez awaits India visa as deadline for ICC test is near end

Pakistan's experienced all-rounder, Muhammad Hafeez is due to fly to Chennai tomorrow for his bowling assessment test but is still awaiting a visa from the Indian authorities.

Saeed Ajmal says ICC clean bowled 'mystery spinners'
Saeed Ajmal says ICC clean bowled 'mystery spinners'

Out-of-favour Pakistan off-spinner Saeed Ajmal believes that the International Cricket Council (ICC) has brought an end to mystery spinners and their varieties, which left many batsmen bamboozled over a consistent period of time.

IPL Betting: ICC confirms sharing Lalit Modi's mail with BCCI
IPL Betting: ICC confirms sharing Lalit Modi's mail with BCCI

 The International Cricket Council (ICC) on Sunday acknowledged having received former cricket administrator Lalit Modi's confidential e-mail -- in which he accused three international players of being involved in betting -- and sharing it with the Indian cricket board's anti-corruption unit.

IPL Betting: Lalit Modi names three cricketers who were bribed

Controversial former Indian Premier League (IPL) Commissioner Lalit Modi has alleged that two leading Indian cricketers and a West Indian player had been bribed by an Indian real estate tycoon, who is also a bookmaker.

West Indies confirm Zimbabwe ODI tri-series
West Indies confirm Zimbabwe ODI tri-series

 West Indies will play against hosts Zimbabwe and Pakistan in a tri-series during August-September, the West Indies Cricket Board (WICB) confirmed on Sunday.

West Indies lauds Zaheer Abbas' appointment as ICC president
West Indies lauds Zaheer Abbas' appointment as ICC president

The West Indies Cricket Board (WICB) president Dave Cameron has hailed the appointment of new International Cricket Council (ICC) president Zaheer Abbas, labelling the former Pakistan captain "one of the true greats of the game".