International Cricket Council (ICC): News

Finch has his eyes on the 2023 ODI World Cup

Australia's limited-overs cricket team captain Aaron Finch is plotting a title bid for the 2023 ODI World Cup in India.

Bouncer rule curtailed success of black teams: Darren Sammy

All-rounder Darren Sammy claimed the rule to limit bouncers per over, plummeted the dominance of West Indian fast bowlers.

Coronavirus outbreak: Bangladesh's tour of Sri Lanka postponed

Bangladesh's upcoming tour of Sri Lanka has been postponed amid the coronavirus pandemic.

24 Jun 2020


ICC set to discuss nomination process for next chairman

The International Cricket Council (ICC) board members are set to discuss nomination process for its next chairman, via a video-conference on Thursday.

Australian cricketers could play IPL if T20 WC gets called-off

David Warner said that Australian players will likely feature in the Indian Premier League, if the T20 World Cup gets canceled due to COVID-19 pandemic.

Nick Hockley replaces Kevin Roberts as interim CA chief executive

Cricket Australia (CA) announced the departure of Kevin Roberts from its chief executive's role following an emergency board meeting, on Monday.

ICC warns against contemporary methods of corrupt approaches

The International Cricket Council's Anti Corruption unit has stated that players could receive corrupt approaches through social media during lockdown.

CWI chief Ricky Skerritt clarifies on ECB's $3 million loan

ECB's $3 million loan to Cricket West Indies (CWI) wasn't a condition to tour England, the Caribbean board's president Ricky Skerritt has insisted.

Australia's Sports Minister hopeful of conducting T20 WC this year

Australia's Sports Minister Richard Colbeck, on Friday, said that the country is still hopeful of hosting the impending T20 World Cup.

10 Jun 2020


ICC defers decision on T20 World Cup

The International Cricket Council (ICC) will continue to explore a number of contingency plans regarding the future of Men's T20 World Cup 2020 and ICC Women's Cricket World Cup 2021, until next month.

10 Jun 2020

Pakistan Cricket Team

Bowlers will become robots with saliva ban: Wasim Akram

Pakistan legend Wasim Akram slammed ICC's decision to temporarily ban the use of saliva.

ICC confirms interim changes to playing regulations

The International Cricket Council (ICC), on Tuesday, confirmed interim changes to its playing regulations.

Versatile Matthew Wade aims to feature in Australia's WT20 squad

Australia wicket-keeper batsman Matthew Wade hopes his versatility can earn him a berth in their squad for the ICC T20 World Cup 2020.

Five players to watch out for in the upcoming season

International cricket is expected to be in full swing soon as players resumed training in several nations.

Michael Clarke appointed Officer in Order of Australia

Former Australian skipper Michael Clarke was appointed an Officer (AO) in the Order of Australia.

Afghanistan cricketers resume training in Kabul

The marquee Afghanistan players returned to training, on Sunday, as the Afghanistan Cricket Board commenced a month-long camp in Kabul.

Danish Kaneria backs Sourav Ganguly for ICC president role

Former Pakistan leg-spinner Danish Kaneria has backed Sourav Ganguly for the role of ICC chairman.

ICC shouldn't stage T20 WC without spectators: Wasim Akram

Bowling legend Wasim Akram believes the International Cricket Council (ICC) shouldn't conduct the impending T20 World Cup sans spectators.

#NewsBytesExplainer: How will 'no saliva' rule impact different cricket balls?

The ICC Cricket Committee recently recommended restricting the use of saliva to shine the ball.

Smith wants to play IPL if World T20 gets postponed

Australian batsman Steve Smith expressed his interest in playing the Indian Premier League if the impending T20 World Cup gets deferred.

Jasprit Bumrah wants saliva's alternative to shine ball

Indian pace spearhead Jasprit Bumrah voiced his opinion on the ongoing debate regarding saliva usage.

T20 World Cup could be postponed: Kumar Sangakkara

Former Sri Lankan skipper Kumar Sangakkara voiced his opinion on the fate of ICC T20 World Cup.

30 May 2020

England Cricket Team

Coronavirus outbreak: ECB asks ICC to allow COVID-19 substitutes

International cricket may see coronavirus substitutes on field, once the game resumes.

T20 World Cup schedule under high risk: Kevin Roberts

Cricket Australia CEO Kevin Roberts believes the upcoming T20 World Cup is unlikely to be held this year, owing to the coronavirus pandemic.

27 May 2020

Indian Cricket Team

#NewsBytesExplainer: What lies ahead for Jasprit Bumrah?

India's pace spearhead Jasprit Bumrah recently made his comeback in international cricket from a prolonged back injury.

27 May 2020


ICC to shift T20 World Cup from India?

The ongoing battle between International Cricket Council (ICC) and Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) seems to have taken an ugly turn.

26 May 2020

Pakistan Cricket Team

ICC has finished cricket in last ten years: Shoaib Akhtar

Former Pakistan speedster Shoaib Akhtar slammed the International Cricket Council (ICC) for making the game batting-friendly.

Resuming cricket in bio-secure environment unrealistic: Rahul Dravid

Indian legend Rahul Dravid feels playing cricket in bio-secure bubble is not a viable solution.

26 May 2020

Test Cricket

Mitchell Starc vouches for relaxations in ball-tampering rule

Australian pace spearhead Mitchell Starc believes the game of cricket will become tedious for bowlers if ball-tampering rules are not relaxed.

'No saliva' rule an interim measure: Anil Kumble

ICC Cricket Committee chairman Anil Kumble revealed the recommendation to ban saliva usage is only an interim measure to safeguard the health of players.

Vincy T10 Premier League kicks off amid coronavirus pandemic

The inaugural season of Vincy Premier T10 League (VPL) commenced on May 22 at the Arnos Vale Sporting Complex, near Kingstown.

'No saliva' rule will be hard to accept: Brett Lee

The ICC Cricket Committee recently recommended restricting the use of saliva on the ball, thereby putting an end to a number of speculations.

ICC issues guidelines for resumption of cricket

The International Cricket Council (ICC) has issued comprehensive guidelines for resumption of cricket at all levels (community, domestic and international).

Cricket boards should stop sending players to IPL: Allan Border

Former Australian skipper Allan Border believes the Indian Premier League (IPL) should not be given precedence over the T20 World Cup.

22 May 2020


Sourav Ganguly emerges as front runner for ICC chairman post

The Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) president Sourav Ganguly appears as front runner in the race of ICC chairman post.

BCCI CEO Rahul Johri optimistic about IPL 2020: Details here

BCCI Chief Executive Officer Rahul Johri claimed cricketing activities can start only after the monsoon but is optimistic about the Indian Premier League (IPL) 2020 happening this year.

Coronavirus outbreak: Sri Lanka could start training from June 1

Sri Lanka players may return to field on June 1 if the cricket board gets clearance form the government.

Cummins calls for alternatives of saliva usage

Australian pace spearhead Pat Cummins has sought an alternative as the ICC committee plans to ban saliva usage.

October-November window could belong to IPL, says Anshuman Gaekwad

BCCI Apex Council member Anshuman Gaekwad said the ICC T20 World Cup which is supposed to be held this year, seems unlikely to go ahead.

Coronavirus outbreak: ICC to restrict use of saliva on ball

The International Cricket Council (ICC) committee has recommended restricting the use of saliva on the ball in order to safeguard players' health.