DAVID RICHARDSON

  • David Richardson pleased with ICC World Cup 2015 preparations August 28, 2014

    Dubai: ICC Chief Executive David Richardson has expressed satisfaction with preparations for next year's ODI World Cup in Australia and New Zealand after receiving detailed updates in Melbourne and Wellington this week. The briefings and presentations took place in the two host cities from August 25 to 27 followed by venue...
  • Jaques Kallis is one of the greatest allrounders in cricket history: ICC July 31, 2014

    Dubai: In a rich tribute to Jaques Kallis, ICC Chief Executive David Richardson said the legendary South African allrounder will be remembered for his consistency with both bat and ball in all formats of the game. Kallis yesterday announced his retirement, prompted by a poor run in the series against Sri...
  • India get richer for finishing third ranked Test side April 15, 2014

    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 $370,000. England,...
  • ICC paves way for Associate Members to earn Test status April 10, 2014

    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 meeting,...
  • ICC congratulates Afghanistan on winning Laureus award March 28, 2014

    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 community...
  • World Twenty20: Netherlands, Nepal highlight minnows' progress March 22, 2014

    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 Bangladesh...
  • ICC welcomes BCCI's decision to stage IPL matches in UAE March 12, 2014

    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 for...
  • BCCI wants ICC earnings to be shared December 3, 2013

    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 is...
  • ICC's Richardson hails new ODI rules as successful December 3, 2013

    Mumbai: The new ODI rules might have demoralised the bowlers during the recent IndiaAustralia sevengame series with 300plus 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 next...
  • ICC board to meet from tomorrow, Srinivasan to represent India October 18, 2013

    Dubai: An update on anticorruption 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 twoday meet starting on Saturday. India will be represented by BCCI President N Srinivasan, for...
  • ICC World Test Championship brand logo revealed in Abu Dhabi October 12, 2013

    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 represents...
  • ICC to hold inaugural World Test Championship in 2017 June 29, 2013

    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 confirmed...
  • ICC cricket committee recommends legitimising switchhit May 29, 2013

    New Delhi: The International Cricket Committee (ICC) on Wednesday took a couple of key decisions while concluding the twoday 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, the...
  • ICC mourns sad demise of Tony Greig December 29, 2012

    Sydney: The ICC has offered its deep condolences on the sad demise of former England captain and celebrated commentator Tony Greig, who passed away after losing his battle with lung cancer here on Saturday. ICC chief executive David Richardson expressed his sadness on hearing the news and said, "This is extremely...
  • Fighting a war against corruption: ICC CEO October 17, 2012

    London: The International Cricket Council (ICC) is fighting a "war" against corruption which even includes educating groundsmen as well as players and officials, its chief executive said on Wednesday. "It is a war we are fighting," David Richardson said at the launch in London of the final ICC Champions Trophy,...
  • Allardice named ICC's new general manager July 24, 2012

    Dubai: Australian Geoff Allardice, a former first class cricketer, has been named the ICC's new general manager cricket, succeeding David Richardson, who has been promoted to chief executive of the world cricket body. For the past decade, Allardice has worked with Cricket Australia, most recently as the general manager cricket operations....
  • Dave Richardson set to become ICC CEO May 10, 2012

    Dubai: The ICC board has recommended that former South Africa wicketkeeper David Richardson replace outgoing chief executive Haroon Lorgat. Richardson has been the general manager of cricket for the the International Cricket Council for the past decade. He represented South Africa in 42 Tests and 122 oneday internationals. He is expected...