TIM MAY

  • The way cricket is run, needs to change: Tim May June 9, 2013

    London: A reproachful Tim May says the financial model, on which cricket is run globally by mighty India, has to end if the game is to be saved from a running into a serious crisis. May was recently replaced controversially in the ICC Cricket Committee amid allegations that India forced...
  • Paul Marsh replaces Tim May as FICA Executive Chief June 6, 2013

    Melbourne: The Federation of International Cricketers' Associations (FICA) on Thursday unveiled a new leadership structure after the resignation of its longserving CEO Tim May by making Paul Marsh the Executive Chairman of the body. FICA President Jimmy Adams said Marsh was elected as Executive Chairman by Chief Executives of the individual...
  • 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...
  • Tim May quits as players' chief, slams ICC June 5, 2013

    Sydney: Tim May on Wednesday quit as head of cricket's international players' union after eight years, lashing out at the sport's powerbrokers and their alleged "threats, intimidation and backroom deals". May, who was last month controversially ousted from an International Cricket Council players' committee amid allegations of pressure from India, said...
  • Pakistan backs BCCI on Siva's ICC appointment May 17, 2013

    Karachi: Pakistan has supported the Indian Cricket Board (BCCI) in the controversial appointment of L Sivaramakrishnan as a player's representative in the ICC, saying that it voted against incumbent Tim May due to its own disliking for the Australian. An official in the Pakistan Cricket Board confirmed that the PCB voted...
  • BCCI threatens to pull out of Champions Trophy: Sources May 13, 2013

    FICA chief executive Tim May told CNNIBN that there are enough evidence to proof that captains have been influenced and not allowed to vote according to their choice. ...
  • May won't seek reelection, but will give evidence if needed May 11, 2013

    New Delhi: While the Federation of International Cricketers' Association (FICA) has called for a probe by the ICC into the election of Laxman Sivaramakrishnan to the cricket committee, its chief executive Tim May has spelt out he will not seek reelection even if the voting and election process is found...
  • ICC clarifies stand on Sivaramakrishnan's appointment May 9, 2013

    Dubai: The ICC on Thursday clarified its stand on the recent appointment of Laxman Sivaramakrishnan as the players' representative in its Cricket Committee, saying a revote was conducted due to confusion over the first voting process. Sivaramakrishnan, who is employed by the Indian Cricket Board (BCCI) as a commentator, replaced...
  • May asks ICC to 'stand up to the cancer of standover tactics' May 9, 2013

    Sydney: Removed from an ICC committee following allegations of pressure from India, Tim May has said it was time someone "stood up to the cancer of standover tactics" that defines cricket's governing body. May was replaced on the ICC cricket committee by the former India legspinner, Laxman Sivaramakrishnan, who is employed...
  • More interested in ICC's terms of governance, says Tim May May 7, 2013

    New Delhi: Preferring not to say it in as many words, former Australian spinner and FICA boss Tim May on Tuesday made a veiled reference to his ouster from the ICC's Cricket Committee, saying he is more interested in the apex body "policing" and maintaining its stated "governance". There have been...
  • FICA demands enquiry into Sivaramakrishnan's ICC appointment May 7, 2013

    Melbourne: A miffed Federation of International Cricketers Association today demanded an ICC ethics committee enquiry into BCCIbacked L Sivaramakrishnan's appointment as a players' representative in the governing body, saying captains could have been forced to vote against incumbent Tim May. Sivaramakrishnan replaced May, who is also the FICA CEO, on the...
  • BCCI threatened boards to vote for Sivaramakrishnan on ICC committee: report May 7, 2013

    New Delhi: Revealing BCCI's another armtwisting move, a report in Australia's The Daily Telegraph on Tuesday said that the Indian board's president N Srinivasan used power tactics to get Laxman Sivaramakrishnan on the ICC Cricket Committee by "threatening countries to ensure that the majority of Test captains voted against Tim...
  • Sivaramakrishnan replaces May on ICC Cricket Committee May 6, 2013

    Dubai: In an appointment that was backed by the BCCI, former India legspinner Laxman Sivaramakrishnan Monday replaced Tim May as a players' representative on the ICC Cricket Committee. "... Sivaramakrishnan is one of the two Current Player representatives [replacing Tim May]. The other Current Player representative is former Sri Lanka captain...
  • 'IPL sidelined FICA in players' salary issue' August 5, 2012

    New Delhi: Federation of International Cricketers' Association (FICA) chief executive, Tim May, has said that the IPL has sidelined FICA and reduced it to an advisory role in the current payment dispute between Royal Challengers Bangalore and some of its players. May termed it as "frustrating" that the Royal Challengers Bangalore...
  • 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...
  • Top cricketers sue BPL over unpaid wages July 11, 2012

    Sydney: The Federation of International Cricketers' Association (FICA) said Wednesday it will join players in legal action over unpaid wages by the Bangladesh Premier League, calling the situation "a joke". Bangladesh's inaugural Twenty20 league was held in February and attracted a host of overseas players, including Australians, but at least...
  • 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...
  • BPL assures payment of dues to foreign players June 13, 2012

    Dhaka: After much delay, the foreign players who participated in the Bangladesh Premier League will get their unpaid dues in the next couple of days, the organisers have assured. Bangladesh Premier League secretary Sirajuddin Mohammad Alamgir said the franchises have sent a letter to BPL assuring that "within the next...
  • Players of BPL will be paid: BCB chief June 10, 2012

    Dhaka: Faced with the threat of legal action from the Federation of International Cricketers Association [FICA], Bangladesh Cricket Board president Mustafa Kamal said that payments of all the players who participated in the Bangladesh Premier League [BPL] will be cleared. After FICA CEO Tim May threatened to initiate legal action against...
  • ICC to resolve contract row between WICB and WIPA June 9, 2012

    St John's: The ICC has decided to step in and sort out the longstanding contract dispute between the West Indies Cricket Board and its players' association. Meetings have been scheduled between the ICC and FICA (Federation of International Cricketers' Associations) from June 10 to 13 in Barbados, where they will act...
  • Bangladesh surprised by BPL nonpayment claims June 9, 2012

    Dhaka: Bangladesh Cricket Board President AH Mustafa Kamal says he is surprised by claims that his board will be sued over its failure to pay players who took part in the inaugural Bangladesh Premier League. In a report published on Friday Tim May, the chief executive of the Federation of International...
  • FICA takes legal route over BPL payments June 8, 2012

    New Delhi: The continued failure of the Bangladesh Cricket Board (BCB) and Bangladesh Premier League (BPL) franchises to clear the dues of players who took part in the Twenty20 league could hurt the board chief Mustafa Kamal's ambitions of becoming the next ICC president. Federation of International Cricketers' Associations (FICA) has...
  • FICA objects to Bangladesh touring Pakistan April 19, 2012

    Melbourne: The Federation of International Cricketers Association (FICA) has described Bangladesh's decision to tour Pakistan for an ODI and a Twenty20 match as "chaotic and contradictory", saying players' safety should not be put at risk to "enhance someone's political or other aspirations". Bangladesh, in the last week of April, would be...
  • 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...