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The International Cricket Council (ICC) has stated it will “urgently investigate” the nature of the latest match-fixing revelations to hit the sport and has maintained its Anti-Corruption and Security Unit (ACSU) is fit for purpose.

The International Cricket Council (ICC) is to undertake a review of its anti-corruption measures in an attempt to help better protect the sport.

The West Indies Cricket Board (WICB) has linked up with United States of America Cricket Association (USACA) in an attempt to boost the development of the sport in the US.

The Marylebone Cricket Club (MCC) has installed former International Cricket Council (ICC) president David Morgan as its next president.

The Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) has moved to suspend the Rajasthan Cricket Association (RCA) after former Indian Premier League (IPL) chairman Lalit Modi was declared the winner of the state governing body’s presidential elections.

Former Cricket Australia and ICC (International Cricket Council) chief Malcolm Speed gives insight into a career plagued with allegations of corruption against players and organisations he overlooked.

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David Peever will replace Wally Edwards as chairman of the Cricket Australia in October 2015 after being appointed to the vacant position of deputy chairman of the national governing body today (Friday).

India’s Supreme Court has rejected N. Srinivasan’s request for reinstatement as president of the Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI), revealing that the influential figure is one of 13 individuals named in a secret envelope submitted to it by the Justice Mudgal committee investigating alleged corruption in the Indian Premier League (IPL).

The International Cricket Council (ICC) has signed off on the introduction of a Test Challenge competition which will grant associate members the chance to play Test cricket - the marquee format of the game.

The Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) has confirmed that the 2014 season of the Indian Premier League (IPL) will return to India on May 2, following the opening exchanges of the Twenty20 tournament in the United Arab Emirates.

Indian cricket legend Sunil Gavaskar has been appointed as the interim head of the Board of Control for Cricket in India after the country’s Supreme Court forced N. Srinivasan to step down as president of the governing body.

India’s Supreme Court has proposed that former India cricket captain Sunil Gavaskar temporarily replaces the under-pressure N. Srinivasan as president of the Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI), adding that the Chennai Super Kings and Rajasthan Royals should not compete in the 2014 Indian Premier League (IPL) amid the spot-fixing and betting scandal engulfing the competition.

India’s Supreme Court has called on N. Srinivasan, the head of the Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI), to step down from his role to enable an investigation to take place into illegal betting during last year’s Indian Premier League Twenty20 cricket tournament.

The Bangladeshi government has requested that businesses, shopping malls and markets close after 8pm local time in a bid to avoid power outages during the country’s staging of the World Twenty20 cricket tournament.

The Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) will not expand the Indian Premier League Twenty20 tournament over the next eight years, according to Wally Edwards, the chairman of the Cricket Australia national governing body.

The Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) has announced that the 2014 Indian Premier League (IPL) Twenty20 competition will open in the United Arab Emirates, with the prospect of further games being staged in Bangladesh.

The Sri Lanka Premier League (SLPL) has been shelved for the second consecutive year after the Twenty20 cricket tournament failed to attract sufficient commercial interest.