USA CRICKET LAUNCHES OFFICIAL MEMBERSHIP PROGRAM

In what is a huge step forward in unifying cricket in the United States, USA Cricket yesterday launched the official membership program for the sport within the country, which continues the pathway laid out by the USA Cricket Constitution that was approved in December 2017. The membership program will be divided into two major categories,…

THE UNITED ARAB EMIRATES WIN ICC WORLD CRICKET LEAGUE DIVISION 2

· Canada finish third beating Namibia; Oman secure fifth place defeating Kenya The United Arab Emirates were crowned the ICC World Cricket League Division 2 champions in Windhoek as they beat Nepal by seven runs. The UAE will now join the Windies, Ireland, the Netherlands and PNG in group A at the ICC Cricket World…

ICC APPOINTS INDRA NOOYI AS INDEPENDENT DIRECTOR

The International Cricket Council (ICC) today announced that PepsiCo Chairman and CEO Indra Nooyi has been appointed to the ICC Board as the organization’s first independent female director. Mrs. Nooyi will join the Board in June 2018 to align with the term of the ICC Independent Chairman, following the unanimous confirmation of her appointment at…

ICC MEN’S TEST AND ODI TEAMS OF THE YEAR 2017 ANNOUNCED

India’s Virat Kohli has been named as captain of the ICC Men’s Test and ODI Teams of the Year 2017, which were announced today by the International Cricket Council. Apart from his own stellar performances across both the formats during the period between 21 September 2016 and 31 December 2017, Kohli also inspired India to…

ICC CRICKET WORLD CUP QUALIFIER 2018 SCHEDULE ANNOUNCED

Two-time world champions the Windies will be the star attraction when 10 sides converge on Zimbabwe next month for the ICC Cricket World Cup Qualifier 2018, to battle it out for the two remaining places in the ICC Cricket World Cup 2019. The announcement marks 500 days to the ICC’s pinnacle 50-over tournament, which will…

STAR CRICKETERS’ SONS LOOK TO SHINE IN U19 Cricket World Cup

Past U19 Cricket World Cups have seen quite a few sons of international cricketers in action and this time is going to be no different with Austin Waugh and Thando Ntini among those looking to display their potential in a tournament that showcases future stars every two years. Austin Waugh, the son of former Australia…

ICC ANNOUNCES WOMEN’S ODI AND T20I TEAMS OF THE YEAR

The International Cricket Council today announced the women’s ODI and T20I teams of the year with England’s Heather Knight named as captain of the 50-over side and Stafanie Taylor of the Windies appointed captain of the 20-over side. The two sides were selected by the same panel, which had voted for the annual individual awards,…

ICC ANNOUNCES RECRUITMENT PROCESS FOR AN INDEPENDENT DIRECTOR

The International Cricket Council (ICC) today announced the process for the recruitment of an Independent Director for the ICC Board. The introduction of an Independent Director, who must be female, was approved by the ICC Full Council in June 2017 as part of wide ranging constitutional change aimed at improving the global governance of the…

WOMEN’S CRICKET BREAKS NEW GROUNDS

Interest in women’s cricket has seen a major surge over the past couple of years and new research unveiled today by the ICC shows the scale of the impact this summer’s Women’s Cricket World Cup has had on fans and new participants. The first study of its kind on women’s cricket among sports fans across…