Cricket

The debate over the future direction of the governance of world cricket has intensified after Cricket Australia (CA) chairman Wally Edwards moved to address criticism that the governing body, along with its counterparts in England and India, is seeking too much power in the sport.

Cricket South Africa has become the first national governing body to speak out against a draft proposal being considered by the International Cricket Council (ICC) to give the England and Wales Cricket Board (ECB), Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) and Cricket Australia (CA) greater power in running the sport.

The England and Wales Cricket Board (ECB), Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) and Cricket Australia (CA) could assume greater power in the world game under a new proposal set to be discussed by the International Cricket Council (ICC).

The MCC World Cricket Committee (WCC) has urged the International Cricket Council (ICC) to press ahead with plans for a World Test Championship (WTC) amid reports that the sport’s governing body is considering scrapping the planned 2017 event due to a lack of interest from sponsors and broadcasters.

Zaka Ashraf has been reinstated as chairman of the Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) by the Islamabad High Court (IHC) in the latest development in the chaotic governance of the national governing body.

The International Cricket Council (ICC) is set to scrap plans for a World Test Championship (WTC) due to a lack of interest from sponsors and broadcasters, according to UK newspaper the Guardian.

Indian Premier League governing body council chairman Ranjib Biswal has left the door ajar for the 2014 edition of the Twenty20 cricket tournament to be moved, according to the Indian Express newspaper.

The Asian Cricket Council (ACC) has confirmed that the 2014 Asia Cup national team cricket tournament will take place in Bangladesh despite widespread civil unrest in the country.

The Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) national governing body has stalled on committing to send its national team to Bangladesh for two events amid security concerns.

Cricket Australia has established a dedicated integrity unit to address the potentially undermining threats of doping, match-fixing and behavioural issues to cricket played under its jurisdiction.

The Rugby Football League (RFL) has announced a new partnership with 4Sight Sport & Leisure in a bid to build on its staging of the 2013 Rugby League World Cup through enhanced fan engagement and customer relationship management (CRM) strategies.

The Caribbean Premier League (CPL) has appointed Richard Bevan chairman effective immediately and in addition to his current role as English soccer's League Managers Association (LMA) CEO.

The England and Wales Cricket Board (ECB) has rebranded its Twenty20 (T20) tournament for next year to run until 2017.

Data-driven sports agency Two Circles has been appointed by Marylebone Cricket Club (MCC) to develop and improve the club’s customer data management.

The International Cricket Council (ICC) has invited brewing companies to submit proposals to become the official beer partner of the ICC Cricket World Cup 2015 in Australia and New Zealand.

The International Cricket Council (ICC) has released the details of the ICC Cricket World Cup 2015 ticket prices and release date.

The International Cricket Council (ICC) is inviting companies interested in becoming its global partner to provide an expression of interest and request a sponsorship proposal.