David Richardson

  • India get richer for finishing third ranked Test side 15-04-2014 05:38 PM

    Dubai: India on Tuesday received a cheque of $265,000 for finishing third, while South Africa pocketed $475,000 for claiming the top position in the ICC Test Team Rankings at the April 1 cut-off date. While South Africa finished as the number one team, Australia claimed the second position and won...
  • ICC paves way for Associate Members to earn Test status 10-04-2014 05:21 PM

    Dubai: The ICC on Thursday paved the way for Associate Members to earn Test status by introducing the 'ICC Test Challenge', which will take place every four years between the lowest ranked Test team and the winner of the ICC Inter-Continental Cup. The decision, taken at the ICC's Executive Board...
  • ICC congratulates Afghanistan on winning Laureus award 28-03-2014 10:02 AM

    Dubai: ICC has congratulated the Afghanistan Cricket Board (ACB) on winning the Laureus Sports Award in the 'Spirit of Sport' category. "We have been aware of the inspiring rise of cricket in Afghanistan for some time, however, by receiving this prestigious award it is clear that the wider international sports...
  • World Twenty20: Netherlands, Nepal highlight minnows' progress 22-03-2014 10:42 AM

    Chittagong: As cricket's big guns lock horns at the World Twenty20 in Bangladesh, the minnow nations can take pride in their performances as they seek to make progress on the global stage. The tournament has reached the Super 10 round, for which the top eight nations qualified automatically, joined by...
  • ICC welcomes BCCI's decision to stage IPL matches in UAE 12-03-2014 05:16 PM

    Dubai: ICC Chief Executive David Richardson welcomed the decision of the Indian Cricket Board (BCCI) to stage the seventh edition of the Indian Premier League matches in the United Arab Emirates. "The BCCI's decision to stage the first part of the IPL 2014 season in the UAE is great news...
  • BCCI wants ICC earnings to be shared 03-12-2013 03:09 PM

    Mumbai: The Cricket Board on Tuesday defended its move to demand a lion's share of financial proceeds earned by the ICC by saying it was a "legitimate right issue" and was also "just and fair". "This legitimate right issue has been put up before the full members of ICC. It...
  • ICC's Richardson hails new ODI rules as successful 03-12-2013 02:42 PM

    Mumbai: The new ODI rules might have demoralised the bowlers during the recent India-Australia seven-game series with 300-plus scores being comfortably chased by both teams, but the ICC on Tuesday hailed the rule change and called it a "good success". "The ICC Cricket Committee meets once a year and the...
  • ICC board to meet from tomorrow, Srinivasan to represent India 18-10-2013 09:31 AM

    Dubai: An update on anti-corruption measures and the progress report of Bangladesh's preparedness for next year's World Twenty20 will be top of the agenda when the International Cricket Council's Board gathers in London for a two-day meet starting on Saturday. India will be represented by BCCI President N Srinivasan, for...
  • ICC World Test Championship brand logo revealed in Abu Dhabi 12-10-2013 10:49 PM

    Abu Dhabi: ICC's chief executive David Richardson on Saturday announced that the pathway to the ICC World Test Championship had begun with the revealing of the event brand logo. Speaking at the launch event here, Richardson explained the concept behind the brand icon, saying: "The ICC World Test Championship logo...
  • ICC to hold inaugural World Test Championship in 2017 29-06-2013 11:09 PM

    London: The International Cricket Council announced its much awaited World Test Championship which will have its inaugural edition in England during the month of June and July in the year 2017 while the second edition will be held in India in 2021. According to ICC media release "The IDI Board...
  • ICC cricket committee recommends legitimising switch-hit 29-05-2013 11:40 PM

    New Delhi: The International Cricket Committee (ICC) on Wednesday took a couple of key decisions while concluding the two-day meeting of its cricket committee in London, including setting a marker for Test playing nations to keep their Test status intact. In an attempt to ensure that Test cricket was protected,...
  • ICC mourns sad demise of Tony Greig 29-12-2012 03:18 PM

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  • Dave Richardson set to become ICC CEO 10-05-2012 07:41 PM

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