ICC World Cup trophy arrives in South Australia
ICC World Cup trophy arrives in South Australia

The International Cricket Council (ICC) World Cup trophy Wednesday arrived in Port Lincoln, Australia, as part of its visit to countries which will compete in next year's extravaganza Feb 14-March 29.

Mohammad Hafeez to undergo test of bowling action
Mohammad Hafeez to undergo test of bowling action

Under-scrutiny Pakistani all-rounder Mohammad Hafeez will fly to England for tests on his suspect bowling action, an official said Wednesday.

PCB chief rules out leniency against Salman Butt, Muhammad Asif
PCB chief rules out leniency against Salman Butt, Muhammad Asif

 The Chairman of the Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) Shaharyar Khan has ruled out any leniency for former Test captain Salman Butt and Muhammad Asif who are serving bans for spot fixing since 2010.

Mohammad Hafeez reported for suspected illegal bowling action
Mohammad Hafeez reported for suspected illegal bowling action

 Pakistan all-rounder Mohammad Hafeez has been reported with a suspected illegal bowling action during the first cricket Test against New Zealand, which the hosts won by 248 runs in Abu Dhabi on Thursday.

South Africa can break World Cup jinx: Faf du Plessis
South Africa can break World Cup jinx: Faf du Plessis

South Africa batsman Faf du Plessis believes they have a team that can win the upcoming International Cricket Council (ICC) World Cup to be held in Australia and New Zealand Feb 14-March 29.

Disgraced Salman Butt begs for PCB help to end ban
Disgraced Salman Butt begs for PCB help to end ban

Pakistan`s disgraced former captain Salman Butt said Tuesday he expected his country`s cricket board to help him get an early end to his ban for spot-fixing.

 ICC raises World Cup prize money by 20 percent
ICC raises World Cup prize money by 20 percent

The governing body of world cricket International Cricket Council (ICC) on Monday that prize money for the 2015 World Cup would be increased by 20 percent.

Pakistan to apply for Mohammad Aamer`s clearance next week
Pakistan to apply for Mohammad Aamer`s clearance next week

Pakistan`s cricket chief on Tuesday said that an appeal will be lodged with the anti-corruption unit to clear the way for seamer Mohammad Aamer to play domestic matches before his five-year ban expires.

ICC poised to clear way for Mohammad Aamer return
ICC poised to clear way for Mohammad Aamer return

Pakistan seamer Mohammad Aamer, banned and jailed for spot fixing in one of cricket`s darkest episodes, is set to be handed a dramatic return to the sport.

Bangladesh paceman Al-Amin Hossain cleared to bowl after action cleared
Bangladesh paceman Al-Amin Hossain cleared to bowl after action cleared

 Bangladesh paceman Al-Amin Hossain has been cleared to bowl in international cricket again after his action was found to be legal, the International Cricket Council said on Wednesday.

2nd Test: Pakistan win first Australia series in 20 years with 356-run win
2nd Test: Pakistan win first Australia series in 20 years with 356-run win

Pakistan achieved their first series win over Australia in 20 years with a thumping 356-run win in the second Test here on Monday, taking the two-match series 2-0.

South Africa top ODI rankings after NZ series victory
South Africa top ODI rankings after NZ series victory

South Africa have moved to the top of the International Cricket Council (ICC) one-day rankings for the first time in five years, the Proteas climbing above Australia following their 2-0 series win in New Zealand.

ICC may offer olive branch to banned players
ICC may offer olive branch to banned players

The International Cricket Council (ICC) on Monday said it is likely to allow banned players to feature in domestic matches a few months before their punishment expires.

ICC backs chucking crackdown
ICC backs chucking crackdown

Cricket`s global governing body Monday justified its crackdown on bowlers with illegal actions, vowing to only allow unorthodox deliveries like the `doosra` within the rules.

Don't have power to intervene in India-West Indies dispute: ICC
Don't have power to intervene in India-West Indies dispute: ICC

The International Cricket Council (ICC) Wednesday admitted it “does not have the power to intervene” in the dispute between the Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) and the West Indies Cricket Board (WICB).

Bangladesh appeals against reduced Mohammad Ashraful ban
Bangladesh appeals against reduced Mohammad Ashraful ban

Bangladeshi and international cricket authorities have jointly appealed against a reduced match ban for former captain Mohammad Ashraful for match-fixing, an official said on Wednesday.

CA sets up amnesty period to report fixing suspicions
CA sets up amnesty period to report fixing suspicions

 In a first of its kind initiative, Cricket Australia has decided to establish an amnesty period for its players to report corruption-related suspicions in an effort to weed out match fixing in the game and shady characters behind it.

Twenty20 cricket good for the sport, says Azar Mahmood
Twenty20 cricket good for the sport, says Azar Mahmood

Former Pakistan allrounder Azhar Mahmood on Sunday said he disagreed that Twenty20 cricket was spoiling younger generations of batsmen and is a threat to Test and one-day cricket.

Australia reclaim top ODI ranking with Pakistan sweep
Australia reclaim top ODI ranking with Pakistan sweep

Australia have returned to the top of the one-day international rankings following their 3-0 whitewash of Pakistan in the United Arab Emirates, the International Cricket Council (ICC) said on Monday.

Timid umpires allowed chucking to flourish, says Darrell Hair
Timid umpires allowed chucking to flourish, says Darrell Hair

Timid officiating has allowed a generation of `chuckers` to flourish in international cricket and the current crackdown on bowlers with illegal actions has arrived two decades late, according to former test umpire Darrell Hair.