International Cricket Council Archive


International Cricket Council and UNICEF Unite for Children

New York, 21 October 2015: The International Cricket Council (ICC), the global governing body of cricket, has announced a five-year Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) partnership with the United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF). This collaboration reflects ICC’s commitment to the Spirit of Cricket, which is to use the popularity of the sport for


ICC launches ICC WT20Q UAE 2013

Dubai, Nov 11, 2013: The International Cricket Council today announced it has partnered with the GEMS Education Society as part of an in-school programme ahead of the upcoming ICC World Twenty20 Qualifier UAE 2013 (WT20Q). The ICC and the ICC Academy are teaming up to give children based in the United Arab


Glittering launch of logo for ICC World 20-20

Dhaka, April 06, 2013: Inspired by the unique painted rickshaws, which pack the streets of the Bangladesh cities, the logo for the ICC World Twenty20 2014 was unveiled on a star-studded evening in Dhaka tonight. At a glittering gala shown live on television in Bangladesh – and in the presence of the


ICC World T20 trophy arrives in Dublin

Dublin, July 04, 2012: The newly appointed ICC President, Alan Isaac, today posed with the ICC World Twenty20 Sri Lanka 2012 trophy alongside the captains of both Ireland and Afghanistan as it arrived in Dublin as part of its global tour ahead of the event proper beginning on 18 September in Sri


Aleem Dar becoming only seventh umpire

London, June 30, 2012: Aleem Dar of the Emirates Elite Panel of ICC Umpires was yesterday honoured for becoming only the seventh umpire in the history of the sport to officiate in 150 ODIs when he took the field for the five-ODI series opener between England and Australia at Lord’s on Friday.


Hussey, Ponting and Sammy champion ICC Think Wise partnership in the Caribbean

Dubai, April 07, 2012: ICC Think Wise partnership, Cricket stars Mike Hussey and Ricky Ponting of Australia and Darren Sammy of the West Indies, along with members of their respective squads, have taken part in coaching clinics with local children in Barbados as part of the ICC’s global Think Wise campaign, a partnership


All 16 squads for ICC World Twenty20 Qualifier UAE 2012 confirmed

Dubai, Feb 18, 2012: ICC World Twenty20 Qualifier UAE, Some of the very best cricketers from ICC’s Associate and Affiliate members countries will assemble in the United Arab Emirates (UAE) next month when the 16-team ICC World Twenty20 UAE 2012 will be staged across five venues of Abu Dhabi, Dubai and Sharjah.


ICC statement following Mervyn Westfield’s sentencing in spot-fixing case

Dubai, Feb 17, 2012: The Chief Executive of the International Cricket Council (ICC), Haroon Lorgat, on Friday made the following statement after former Essex cricketer Mervyn Westfield was sentenced in the spot-fixing case. “Although the ICC is not directly involved in this case, we have followed it closely. While the ICC takes


ICC rebrands 50-Over League as Pepsi ICC WCL

Dubai, Feb 07, 2012: The International Cricket Council (ICC) today announced that the current 50-Over League played by the top eight Associate and Affiliate Members (AMs) will now be called the Pepsi ICC World Cricket League Championship (WCL Championship). The WCL Championship, together with the ongoing global divisions of the Pepsi ICC


Sunil Gavaskar inducted into ICC Cricket Hall of Fame

Dubai Feb 09, 2012: Former India captain Sunil Gavaskar was formally inducted into the ICC Cricket Hall of Fame on Wednesday in Dubai when he received his commemorative cap from fellow Hall of Famer and team-mate Kapil Dev. Gavaskar is one of the initial 55 inductees in the ICC Cricket Hall of