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Cricket in 'better shape' to fight corruption: Ex-ICC chief
World cricket's outgoing chief Haroon Lorgat has admitted spot-fixing scandals were a low point of his tenure, but insisted the sport was now in better shape to fight corruption.

ICC can't force India to accept DRS: Richardson
International Cricket Council (ICC) CEO David Richardson on Thursday said India, or more specifically the Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI), could not be forced to accept the Umpires Dispute Redressal System (UDRS).

Alan Isaac becomes new ICC president; Richardson takes over as new CEO
Former Chairman of New Zealand Cricket Alan Isaac has taken over as the eighth President of the International Cricket Council from Sharad Pawar.

World cricket chiefs pitch for compulsory DRS despite BCCI's vehement opposition
Even though the influential Board of Cricket Control (BCCI) in India has consistently opposed the use of video technology in the game, citing reasons that it is unreliable, cricket's chief executives have come out in support of the use of obligatory video umpires in Tests and one-day internationals.

ICC lauds Kaneria ban, says Boards must 'recognise and respect' it
The International Cricket Council (ICC) has commended the England and Wales Cricket (ECB) for handing out bans to Danish Kaneria and Mervyn Westfield for their role in spot-fixing and asked all members boards to "recognise and respect" the punishment.

Lorgat slams Gavaskar while defending ICC's verdict to retain Duckworth-Lewis method
International Cricket Council (ICC) chief executive Haroon Lorgat has criticized former Indian captain Sunil Gavaskar for his negative comments against the ICC's decision to retain the Duckworth-Lewis method for settling interrupted matches

Malinga named ambassador of Twenty20 World Cup in Sri Lanka
The International Cricket Council (ICC) has chosen Sri Lanka's star pacer Lasith Malinga, as the official event ambassador for the Twenty 20 World Cup.

Malinga named event ambassador for ICC World Twenty20 in Sri Lanka
The International Cricket Council (ICC) has chosen Sri Lanka's star Lasith Malinga, as the official Event Ambassador for the ICC World Twenty 20 Sri Lanka 2012. The cricketing icon is renowned and admired for his unique cricketing style and vibrancy and is one of the world's best Twenty20 players.

David Richardson to be new ICC chief executive
The International Cricket Council has chosen former South Africa wicketkeeper David Richardson as its new chief executive.

No Champions Trophy after 2013
The ICC Champions Trophy, which will be held in England, in 2013, will pull its final curtains as the association plans having one championship for each of the game's three formats from 2015.

ICC board expands 2014 World T20 teams
The International Cricket Council executive board will expand the number of teams from 12 to 16 in the 2014 World Twenty20 tournament to be held Bangladesh.

India protests Pak spinner Ajmal's suspect action after Mirpur ODI win
The Indian cricket team management has reportedly approached the International Cricket Council (ICC) to express its doubts over Pakistan off-spinner Saeed Ajmal's suspect bowling action.

ICC chief Lorgat lavishes praise on Tendulkar for historic 100th ton
International Cricket Council's chief executive Haroon Lorgat has lauded master blaster Sachin Tendulkar for scoring his historic 100th century.

ICC CEO Lorgat says Twenty20 'fantastic' format for new markets, audiences
International Cricket Council (ICC) Chief Executive Haroon Lorgat has reckoned Twenty20 is a fantastic format for new markets and new audiences of the sport.

Cricket South Africa seeks CEO Majola's replacement
The race to find a replacement for Cricket South Africa's (CSA) embattled CEO Gerald Majola is heating up ahead of an emergency meeting by the governing body of cricket's executive committee on Wednesday.

ICC chiefs back expansion of T20 cricket
The International Cricket Council's (ICC) Chief Executives Committee met here on Wednesday and have decided to back an expansion of the Twenty20 format.

Misbah terms Kaneria spot-fixing link 'very disappointing for Pakistan cricket'
Pakistan cricket captain Misba-ul-Haq has said he is sad about leg-spinner Danish Kaneria being named in a spot-fixing case.

ICC to assess security in Pak before appointing match officials for proposed Bangladesh tour
The International Cricket Council (ICC) has said it would carefully assess security in Pakistan before deciding on sending match officials for a proposed tour by Bangladesh.

Turkish Government Speakers Added to the Line-up at the International Herald Tribune Sports Business Summit
Bringing together its renowned journalists and leading industry figures, the International Herald Tribune Sports Business Summit is an exclusive forum for sports leaders and investors to discuss critical developments in the global sports industry

The First International Herald Tribune Sports Business Summit to be Held in Istanbul, the European Capital of Sport 2012
Bringing together its renowned journalists and leading industry figures, the International Herald Tribune (IHT) announces an exclusive forum for sports leaders and investors. A platform for discussing critical developments in the global sports industry, the IHT Sports Business Summit will take place in Istanbul on 25 and 26 April 2012

UAE wants to host 'highly anticipated' Indo-Pak cricket series
The Emirates Cricket Board (ECB) has expressed a desire to host a highly anticipated series between India and Pakistan, if it was to be held at a neutral venue.

'Cricket owes Haroon Lorgat a debt of gratitude for good leadership,' says Pawar
International Cricket Council (ICC) President Sharad Pawar has said that he is satisfied with outgoing Chief Executive Haroon Lorgat's contribution to the international governing body of cricket.

Basil D'Oliveira's legacy stretches way beyond cricket: Lorgat
International Cricket Council (ICC) Chief Executive Haroon Lorgat today paid tribute to Basil D'Oliveira, the South African-born England international, who passed away at the age of 80 after a period of ill health.

No Test cricket championship until 2017- ICC
International Cricket Council (ICC) chief executive Haroon Lorgat has ruled out the possibility of holding an ICC World Test championship until 2017.

Pak tightens anti-corruption measures to avoid match fixing possibility
Pakistan will reportedly send its own anti-corruption officer with the team to Dubai to face England next year.

ICC calls for 'serious criminal sanctions' to stop match-fixing
The International Cricket Council (ICC) chief executive Haroon Lorgat reckons that the guilty verdict handed down to former Pakistan captain Salman Butt and fast bowler Mohammad Asif in the London spot-fixing trial is a warning to players who might be tempted to engage in corrupt activity within the sport.

ICC set to axe Test Championship
International Cricket Council (ICC) chief executive Haroon Lorgat has revealed that a proposal to have a World Test Championship, devised to rescue the longest, oldest and best form of the game from oblivion, is in jeopardy.

ICC Executive Board to meet in Dubai on Monday
The ICC Executive Board will hold its fourth and final scheduled meeting of the year at the ICC headquarters in Dubai on Monday (October 10).

ICC President Pawar pays tribute to Pataudi
International Cricket Council (ICC) President Sharad Pawar has paid tribute to Mansur Ali Khan Pataudi, the former India captain, who died aged 70 on Thursday.

ICC unveils 2012 World Twenty20 schedule
The International Cricket Council (ICC) has announced the match schedule and unveiled the event logo of the 2012 World Twenty20, which will be staged in Sri Lanka from September 18 to October 7.

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