NETHERLAND’S RIJKE SUSPENDED FROM BOWLING IN INTERNATIONAL CRICKET

The Netherlands’ Robine Rijke has been suspended from bowling in international cricket with immediate effect after the Event Panel of the ICC Women’s World T20 Qualifier 2018 confirmed that the fast bowler uses an illegal bowling action. The 21-year-old was reported by match officials following her side’s match against the United Arab Emirates, which the…

TEAMS PREPARE TO SLUG IT OUT FOR PLACE IN ICC WOMEN’S WORLD T20 2018

Bangladesh and Ireland lead a list of eight nations who will be aspiring to give it their best shot in the ICC Women’s World T20 Qualifier 2018 in the Netherlands from Saturday, which provides the top two teams passage into the event proper in the West Indies later this year. Bangladesh and Ireland are ranked…

DAVID RICHARDSON TO STEP DOWN FOLLOWING ICC CRICKET WORLD CUP 2019

The International Cricket Council today confirmed that David Richardson will step down as ICC Chief Executive when his contract expires post next summer’s ICC Cricket World Cup. In 2002, Mr Richardson became the first person to hold the position of ICC General Manager – Cricket, and was promoted as the Chief Executive in 2012. ICC…

THREE ICC BOARD ASSOCIATE MEMBER DIRECTORS ELECTED

Imran Khwaja, Mahinda Vallipuram and Tony Brian have been elected as the Associate Member Directors on the International Cricket Council (ICC) Board at the ICC Annual Conference in Dublin today. Imran Khwaja of Singapore and Mahinda Vallipuram of Malaysia have retained their position as Associate Member Directors and are joined by Tony Brian from Scotland…

SRI LANKA CAPTAIN, COACH AND MANAGER ADMIT TO BREACHING LEVEL 3 OFFENCE

Sri Lanka captain Dinesh Chandimal, coach Chandika Hathurusinghe and manager Asanka Gurusinha have admitted to breaching Article 2.3.1, a Level 3 offence, which relates to “conduct that is contrary to the spirit of the game”. Following their admission, the ICC, in accordance with Article 5.2 of the ICC Code of Conduct, has appointed The Hon…

David Richardson To Deliver 2018 MCC Spirit of Cricket Cowdrey Lecture

International Cricket Council, Chief Executive David Richardson, will deliver the 2018 Marylebone Cricket Club (MCC) Spirit of Cricket Cowdrey Lecture International Cricket Council (ICC) Chief Executive David Richardson will deliver the 2018 Marylebone Cricket Club (MCC) Spirit of Cricket Cowdrey Lecture at Lord’s on Monday 6th August. Former South African international Richardson, who has been…

ICC CONGRATULATES MARSHALL AND ELWORTHY

The International Cricket Council (ICC) today congratulated Alex Marshall, ICC General Manager – Anti Corruption, and ICC Cricket World Cup 2019 Managing Director Steve Elworthy, after it was announced they have both been recognized in the Queen’s Birthday Honours list. Marshall, former Chief Executive of the College of Policing has been made a CBE for…

WOLF BLASS SIGNS THREE-YEAR GLOBAL PARTNERSHIP WITH ICC

The International Cricket Council (ICC) today announced its new three-year partnership with leading Australian winemaker Wolf Blass. The long-term global deal sees Wolf Blass, which has been awarded International Red Winemaker of the Year three times, become the Official Wine Partner of the ICC Cricket World Cup 2019 and ICC World T20 in Australia in…