FEDERATION OF INTERNATIONAL CRICKETERS'S ASSOCIATION

  • FICA opposes ICC's threat of banning players from T20 leagues November 11, 2014

    Johannesburg: Federation of International Cricketers' Associations has objected to ICC's threat of banning players in future from Twenty20 leagues for West Indies-like pull-outs, saying that individual cricketers should not be penalised for a collective action. FICA agreed players should be deterred from collectively deciding to abandon a tour, especially mid-series, like...
  • No one in ICC has the courage to stand up against N Srinivasan: FICA chief May 30, 2014

    The COO of Federation of International Cricketers Associations (FICA) Ian Smith reckons that no one in the ICC has the "courage to stand upto" BCCI president N Srinivasan and ECB chairman Giles Clarke as they cast a "very large shadow" over world cricket. In a very significant letter written to unrecognised...
  • It's critical to have independent anticorruption unit: FICA May 16, 2014

    New Delhi: Federation of International Cricketers Associations (FICA) chief Paul Marsh on Friday said it is important to have an independent integrity unit in place to oversee cricket because corruption is not limited to the actions of players on the field. In the wake of the development that ICC's ACSU will...
  • South African cricketers pay tribute to Tim May June 5, 2013

    Johannesburg: The South African Cricketers' Association (SACA) has paid tribute to Tim May, who resigned as the chief executive of the Federation of International Cricketers Associations (FICA) citing frustration at the global governing body amid allegations of corruption in the game and backroom politicking. "Tim has done a great job for...
  • FICA backs legal action against BCB July 12, 2012

    Melbourne: The Federation of International Cricketers' Association (FICA) has said it would support the legal action if the players who have not been paid for playing in the inaugural Bangladesh Premier League (BPL), decide to proceed against the franchises and the country's board. Announcing this, FICA chief executive Tim May said...
  • Unpaid players asked to skip BPL July 11, 2012

    The inaugural franchisebased Twenty20 tournament in Bangladesh was held in February and attracted top international cricketers, including former Pakistan captain Shahid Afridi and flamboyant West Indies opener Chris Gayle. According to a Federation of International Cricketers' Association(FICA) statement, at least 12 overseas players were yet to receive their full payments amounting...
  • Pakistan still unsafe to tour: FICA chief March 3, 2012

    Mumbai: As the Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) is trying to bring back international cricket in its country and the Bangladesh Cricket Board (BCB) officials are about to leave for Pakistan to oversee the security arrangements for the proposed tour in April, the Federation of International Cricketers Association (FICA) believes that...
  • Concerned about plight of Pune players: FICA February 9, 2012

    New Delhi: Federation of International Cricketers' Associations (FICA) CEO Tim May has expressed concern for the players of the IPL franchise Pune Warriors who have been left with no team to play for after the withdrawal of their owner Sahara India last week. The former Australian cricketer said "plenty" of players...