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International Cricket Council is the united forum / platform for the development of cricket. On July 1, 2010 Sharad Pawar took charge as the 7th President of ICC succeeding Englishman David Morgan.

In May 2010, the outgoing anti-corruption unit boss Lord Condon said that any player thinking of accepting approaches would be entering a murky world inhabited by gangsters and murderers.

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Sportz Interactive Hits it Out of the Park, Produces Innovations Galore at Cricket World Cup 2015
Business Wire IndiaOne of the world’s leading sports solutions companies, Sportz Interactive (SI) recently showcased an exciting array of digital innovations for Star Sports India (SS) on their digital platforms during the ICC Cricket World Cup 2015. Through the World Cup, SI innovated to help Star Sports deliver the highest engagement among brands on digital platforms

Hyundai 'Last Ball' Handover Ceremony for ICC Cricket World Cup 2015
Business Wire IndiaHyundai Motor India Limited (HMIL), a subsidiary of HMC, the world’s fastest-growing automaker by brand and the official partner for International Cricket Council (ICC) today handed over the ‘Last Ball’ for the ICC Cricket World Cup 2015. Hyundai holds the exclusive rights for the Last Ball Handover before the final match between Australia vs New Zealand

Hyundai ‘First Ball’ Handover Ceremony for ICC Cricket World Cup 2015
Business Wire IndiaHyundai Motor India Limited (HMIL), a subsidiary of HMC, the world’s fastest-growing automaker by brand and the official partner for International Cricket Council (ICC) today handed over the ‘First Ball’ for the ICC Cricket World Cup 2015. Hyundai holds the exclusive rights for the First Ball Handover before the opening match between Sri Lanka and New Zealand

Hyundai ‘Last Ball’ Handover Ceremony for ICC World Twenty 20 2014
Hyundai Motor India Limited (HMIL), a subsidiary of HMC, the world’s fastest-growing automaker by brand and the official partner for International Cricket Council (ICC) today handed over the ‘Last Ball’ for the ICC World Twenty 20, 2014. Hyundai holds the exclusive rights for the Last Ball Handover before the final match between India and Sri Lanka

‘Hyundai ICC Fan Park’ Brings ICC World T20 Action Live

Hyundai ‘First Ball’ Handover Ceremony for ICC World T20 2014
Hyundai Motor India Limited (HMIL), a subsidiary of HMC, the world’s fastest-growing automaker by brand and the official partner for International Cricket Council (ICC) today handed over the ‘First Ball’ for the ICC World T20 2014. Hyundai holds the exclusive rights for the First Ball Handover before the opening match between Bangladesh and Afghanistan

Sportz Interactive Gears for Growth in 2014, Announces Arvind Iyengar as New CEO
One of the world’s most innovative sports solutions companies, Sportz Interactive has announced Arvind Iyengar as the company’s new Chief Executive Officer. The move was architected by the company’s Founder-CEO Naveen Aranha, who now transitions to a role focused on global partnerships and growth

Hyundai ICC Fan Park Brings Live Screening of ICC Champions Trophy 2013

Hyundai ‘First Ball’ Handover Ceremony for ICC Champions Trophy 2013
Hyundai Motor India Limited (HMIL), a subsidiary of HMC, the fastest-growing automaker by brand and the official partner for International Cricket Council (ICC) today handed over the ‘First Ball’ for the ICC Champions Trophy 2013. Hyundai holds the exclusive rights for the First Ball Handover before the opening match between India and South Africa, scheduled on June 6, 2013

92.7 BIG FM Unveils the ICC Champions Trophy 2013 in Mumbai with Actor Sunil Shetty and Cricket Commentator Harsha Bhogle
Reliance Broadcast Network’s - 92.7 BIG FM - India’s No.1 FM Network, in association with International Cricket Council (ICC), unveiled the cup for the ICC Champions Trophy 2013 through an exclusive display of the prestigious trophy at SMAAASH, powered by STAR Sports, which is South Mumbai’s most happening interactive, immersive recreational destination

Hyundai Motor Starts ‘First Ball Tour’ for ICC Champions Trophy 2013
Hyundai Motor India Limited (HMIL), a subsidiary of HMC, the fastest-growing automaker by brand and the official partner for International Cricket Council (ICC) today showcased the ‘First Ball’ for ICC Champions Trophy 2013

ESIPL Signs Multi-year Distribution Agreement with Airtel Digital TV
ESPN Software India Pvt Ltd (ESIPL) has signed a multi-year agreement with DTH arm of the leading telecom operator Bharti Airtel - Airtel Digital TV to enable distribution of the six primary channels of ESPN STAR Sports (ESS) in India - STAR Cricket, STAR Sports, STAR Sports 2, ESPN, STAR Cricket HD and ESPN HD on Airtel Digital TV

Hyundai Motor Commences the ‘Trophy Tour’ for ICC Champions Trophy 2013
Hyundai Motor India Limited (HMIL), a subsidiary of HMC, the fastest-growing automaker by brand and the official partner for International Cricket Council (ICC) today hosted an exclusive preview of the ICC Champions Trophy 2013 in Delhi at Ambience Mall, Vasant Kunj. The Trophy Tour will commence from New Delhi and will be followed by Mumbai and Chennai

Highlights of the ICC Women’s World Cup 2013 Now Available on ICC Archive Website
The International Cricket Council has released match highlights from this year’s thrilling ICC Women’s World Cup 2013, for viewing and licensing requests at www.iccarchive .com

Hyundai Fleet for ICC Women’s World Cup India 2013
Hyundai Motor Company (HMC), the fastest-growing automaker by brand, is the official partner for International Cricket Council (ICC) tournaments. Hyundai Motor India Limited (HMIL), a subsidiary of HMC, today handed over the keys of Hyundai fleet of cars for the ICC Women’s World Cup India 2013 in Mumbai

MoneyGram to Crown ‘Ultimate Cricket Fan’
Back by popular demand, MoneyGram is again hosting its annual Ultimate Cricket Fan contest, where one winner will receive an all-expense-paid trip to the 2013 ICC Champions Trophy cricket tournament held in the United Kingdom

Los Angeles Dodgers Acquire New Pitcher to Help Hitters; ProBatter Offers a High Tech Way to Train
ProBatter Sports has completed a deal with the Los Angeles Dodgers for the sports technology company's proprietary ProBatter PX2 pitching simulator. Scheduled for installation at the club's spring training complex in Camelback Ranch in Glendale, Arizona, the advanced training system recreates the experience of facing live pitching in a completely controlled environment

STAR Cricket Expands Presence in South East Asia
ESPN STAR Sports (ESS), Asia’s No. 1 sports content provider, today announced new carriage deals for STAR Cricket in the Philippines and Indonesia, highlighting its expanding footprint beyond traditional cricket markets and ESS’ efforts in growing the popularity of the sport across South-east Asia

ESPN STAR Sports and ESPN International Announce Cricket Deal for ICC Events and Champions League Twenty20 for Latin America
ESPN STAR and ESPN International have entered into a cricket distribution agreement for Latin America to carry top ICC events and the Champions League Twenty20 through 2015. This will be the first time that these events will be presented in the region

Pollock criticises BCCI for obstructing universal implementation of DRS
Legendary South African batsman Graeme Pollock has criticized the Board for Control of Cricket in India (BCCI) for again obstructing the universal implementation of the Decision Review System (DRS).

Aleem Dar becomes seventh umpire to stand in 150 ODIs
Pakistan's Aleem Dar of the Elite Panel of the International Cricket Council (ICC) Umpires has become only the seventh umpire in the history of the sport to officiate in 150 one-day internationals.

PCB hopes to earn profit from 'home' series against Australia
The Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) is expecting to make a profit of around Rs.450 million from its 'home' series against Australia to be organised in the United Arab Emirates (UAE).

Banned Kaneria unlikely to play in Pakistan, says PCB
The Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) has said that it is highly unlikely that leg spinner Danish Kaneria will be allowed to play now even if he appeals against his ban over a spot fixing charge.

PCB chief refutes spot-fixing Butt's innocence claims
Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) chairman Zaka Ashraf has rejected spot-fixing convict Salman Butt's claims of innocence, saying the former captain was just expressing his personal views.

PCB chief Ashraf admits fate of Indo-Pak series hangs in balance
Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) chairman Zaka Ashraf and The Board of Cricket Council (BCCI) president N Srinivasan met on the sidelines of the International Cricket Council's (ICC) annual conference recently, and Ashraf has claimed both the boards have agreed on a series in principle, but not on any specific details.

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.

Team Bangladesh ready to tour Pak if court injunction lifted: BCB chief
Bangladesh Cricket Board (BCB) chief Mustafa Kamal has assured Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) chief Zaka Ashraf that they are still interested in touring Pakistan for a cricket series, and, if it wasn't for the High Court injunction, the tour would have not been postponed.

'Banned for life' Kaneria accuses ECB of 'discrimination' and 'unfair treatment'
Pakistan leg-spinner Danish Kaneria, who is facing a worldwide life ban from all forms of cricket, has accused the England and Wales Cricket Board's (ECB) disciplinary panel of 'discrimination' and 'unfair treatment'.

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).

Pak home series against Oz in UAE likely to comprise 3 ODIs, T20's
Pakistan's 'home' series against Australia, which is scheduled to be held later this year, is likely to include three one-day internationals (ODIs) and as many Twenty20s after both boards agreed to stick to the original plan.

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.

No one interested in touring Pakistan, admits disappointed PCB chief
Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) chairman Zaka Ashraf has expressed disappointment over the unwillingness of international teams to tour Pakistan due to security concerns.

ICC asks Bangladesh, Sri Lanka to implement anti-corruption code
The International Cricket Council (ICC) has asked Bangladesh and Sri Lanka to have an anti-corruption code in place after media reports emerged of corruption in domestic cricket.

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.

Former Pak captain Mushtaq Mohammad calls life ban on 'fixer' Kaneria 'harsh'
Former Pakistan captain Mushtaq Mohammad has said the life ban imposed on leg spinner Danish Kaneria by the England and Wales Cricket Board (ECB) for being involved in a spot fixing case is too harsh.

ICC has no objection in principle to six match Pak-Oz T20 series in UAE
The International Cricket Council's (ICC) chief executives have no objection to Pakistan hosting a six-match Twenty20 series against Australia in the United Arab Emirates in August.

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.

Oz rookie Cowan urges ICC to make Decision Review System mandatory
Australian debutant Ed Cowan has called on the International Cricket Council to urge India to use Decision Review System (DRS).

Greg Chappell wants 'controversial' Decision Review System made mandatory in cricket
Former Australia Test skipper Greg Chappell has backed the use of the Decision Review System in cricket.

Bangladesh needs Pak 'to lift struggling cricket outfit': BCB chief
The Bangladesh Cricket Board (BCB) President Mustafa Kamal has said that Pakistan's support to develop the game in his country to the international standard is important.

Oz crowds looking forward to flashing bat of 'Buccaneer' Sehwag
Indian opener Virender Sehwag may have unexpectedly got a well-deserved compliment from the hulking Matthew Hayden during Australia's 2004 tour of India, but now his flashing broadsword is what Australian crowds will be looking forward to in the ensuing four-match Test series.

Pak skipper Misbah-ul Haq admits team needs to work harder for England tour
Pakistan skipper Misbah-ul-haq has said the team needs to work harder to defeat England in the upcoming tour.

Pak climbs to fifth position in ICC Test rankings
Pakistan is now ranked fifth in the International Cricket Council (ICC) Test table after climbing up one position following their 2-0 win over Bangladesh.

ICC should make call on Decision Review System: Clarke
Australian cricket captain Michael Clarke has said that it is time for the International Cricket Council to make a call on the Decision Review System (DRS) after India objected to its use in the forthcoming series.

Misbah-ul Haq needs more 'aggressive' approach to succeed in long term: Abbas
Former Pakistan skipper Zaheer Abbas has said captain Misbah-ul- Haq should adopt a more aggressive approach, especially against a weaker opposition like Bangladesh.

PCB optimistic of playing Test series with India in 2012
The Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) is optimistic of playing India in a Test series next year, Chairman Zaka Ashraf has said.

'Andrew Symonds is a lovely guy,' says Harbhajan
Indian off-spinner Harbhajan Singh says that he is glad that he and former Australia all-rounder Andrew Symonds have left the infamous "Monkeygate" scandal consigned to the pages of history.

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