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T20 World Cup splits men’s and women’s events to diversify sport’s audience and create ‘year-long spectacle’
Two years ago the International Cricket Council hired data-driven sports marketing agency Two Circles help meet the rising demand that rights-holders demonstrate measurable impact against brand objectives. David Walmsley investigates how they did it.
The International Cricket Council (ICC) has revealed the results of the largest ever market research project into the sport, with the report detailing a strong emphasis on Twenty20 as a development format and strong public interest in cricket becoming an Olympic sport.
Shashank Manohar will serve a second term as the independent chairman of the International Cricket Council after it was confirmed that he was the sole nominee put forward by the ICC Board.
The International Cricket Council (ICC) has revealed further efforts to position Twenty20 as the format to boost the sport’s global growth as the Champions Trophy was removed from the calendar and proposals to utilise London Stadium as a 2019 World Cup venue were cast aside.
The chief executives of the International Cricket Council’s full-member national boards will meet in Kolkata next month to debate a discussion paper on the future of Twenty20 amid concerns that other formats of the sport are being irrevocably left behind.
The International Cricket Council (ICC) has today (Thursday) closed an investigation into allegations of corruption concerning an Ashes Test match between Australia and England last year, stating there is “no evidence” to suggest any wrongdoing took place.
The International Cricket Council (ICC) has announced that Antigua and Barbuda, Guyana and St Lucia will be the venues for the 2018 Women’s World Twenty20, the first edition of the national team tournament to be held on a standalone basis.
The International Cricket Council has today (Thursday) charged Rajan Nayer, a cricket official in Zimbabwe, with three counts of breaching the ICC Anti-Corruption Code in the latest match-fixing episode to hit the sport.
Cricket’s key stakeholders are expected to sign off major reforms of the Test and one-day international (ODI) formats of the sport at meetings to be held later this week.
The International Cricket Council has entered into a partnership with the CSM Sport & Entertainment division of marketing services group Chime Communications, with a view to enhancing the commercial performance of its associate and affiliate members.
The International Cricket Council (ICC) and the England and Wales Cricket Board (ECB) have jointly appointed Steve Elworthy as managing director for the 2019 World Cup, along with two other major national team tournaments which will take place in England and Wales next year.
International Cricket Council (ICC) chief executive David Richardson has expressed his concern the sport’s fledgling bid to secure a place on the Olympic programme may have become more difficult due to the negativity surrounding golf’s place at the Games.