DAVE RICHARDSON

  • ICC confirms review of its anticorruption unit May 9, 2014

    Dubai: The ICC on Friday confirmed the review of its underfire anticorruption unit even as it dismissed reports raising questions on the watchdog's effectiveness in dealing with the menace of spot and matchfixing. In the wake of reports claiming AntiCorruption and Security Unit (ACSU) will now be controlled by the sport's...
  • Hope to convince Kumble on DRS issue: Richardson March 21, 2014

    Mirpur: The BCCI might be adamant in its opposition to the Decision Review System but ICC CEO Dave Richardson says the world body is hopeful of changing the Indian stand by first convincing ICC Cricket Committee chief Anil Kumble about the controversial innovation. "Can Kumble convince the BCCI? First of all,...
  • Shortpitched stuff didn't work well against Tendulkar: ICC CEO November 12, 2013

    New Delhi: He was behind the stumps in 10 Test matches against Sachin Tendulkar but former South African glovesman and current ICC Chief Executive Dave Richardson never found Sachin Tendulkar perturbed by the raw pace and shortpitched stuff bowled by Allan Donald and Co. "What fascinated me about Sachin Tendulkar's batting...
  • ICC does not like dispute between BCCI and CSA: Dave Richardson September 29, 2013

    Johannesburg: The International Cricket Council does not like the current dispute between the Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) and Cricket South Africa (CSA), ICC chief executive Dave Richardson said on Sunday. "ICC does not like the fact that two of its strongest members are in dispute and we...
  • ICC considers using 'Snicko' for next Ashes series August 25, 2013

    London: The International Cricket Council (ICC) is considering using "Snicko" technology in the next Ashes series in Australia, the ruling body's chief executive Dave Richardson told the BBC on Sunday. The current series between England and Australia has been dogged by controversy surrounding the Decision Review System and there have been...
  • ICC planning to give extra reviews July 30, 2013

    Melbourne: The latest fiasco with the Decision Review System (DRS) in the Ashes has led the International Cricket Council (ICC) to rethink the increase the number of unsuccessful reviews awarded to a team per innings. "DRS has always been a work in progress and it's improving all the time. If we...
  • ICC to tap Australia, NZ police to fight World Cup graft July 30, 2013

    Melbourne: The International Cricket Council (ICC) will strike agreements with law enforcement agencies in Australia and New Zealand to guard against corruption blighting the 2015 World Cup, chief executive David Richardson told Reuters on Tuesday. Elite cricket has been rocked by a series of corruptionrelated scandals in recent years that have...
  • India have good reasons to oppose DRS: ICC CEO Richardson July 18, 2013

    London: The BCCI does "have its own reasons" for opposing the controversial Decision Review System (DRS), according to International Cricket Council's Chief Executive Dave Richardson who admitted that the DRS technology was not foolproof yet. The DRS has come under scanner in the wake of the controversial first Ashes Test between...
  • Salman Butt agrees to undergo rehabilitation April 24, 2013

    Karachi: Former Pakistan captain Salman Butt has agreed to undergo rehabilitation while serving his ban for spotfixing because he wants to resume his cricketing career once the suspension ends. The 28yearold was banned for 10 years, with five of those suspended, by an International Cricket Council (ICC) tribunal in 2011 after...
  • ICC does not expect BCCI to accept DRS soon: Dave Richardson March 23, 2013

    New Delhi: ICC Chief Executive Dave Richardson has suggested that India's bad experience of the Decision Review System when it was first trialled might have played a part in the BCCI's refusal to accept the controversial technology. Richardson said it could take a long time for the BCCI to accept...
  • Amir ban to stay as it is, says ICC CEO Richardson March 17, 2013

    Karachi: The ICC has said that there are no plans to change or reduce the minimum ban of five years imposed on Pakistani pacer Mohammed Amir who has serving the ban for spot-fixing. ICC chief executive Dave Richardson told the a website that contrary to speculations that Amir might have his...
  • Can't guarantee future of international cricket in Pak: Richardson January 13, 2013

    Lahore: ICC Chief Executive David Richardson on Sunday completed a twoday visit to the Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB), which included meetings with PCB chairman Zaka Ashraf and members of his board, a tour of the National Cricket Academy here and attending the inaugural PCB awards function. "It has been an invaluable...
  • ICC CEO backs underfire Dhoni January 6, 2013

    New Delhi: Dave Richardson, chief executive officer (CEO) of the International Cricket Council (ICC) on Sunday backed underfire Indian captain Mahendra Singh Dhoni saying that he "marvelled" at the amount of workload he handled. Dhoni has been the subject of criticism from the Indian media and former cricketers for the team's...
  • ICC CEO criticises pitch for SLPak semifinal October 6, 2012

    Colombo: ICC CEO Dave Richardson on Saturday admitted that the strip used for the first semifinal between Sri Lanka and Pakistan was not "ideal" for T20 cricket but mentioned that pitch preparation is a difficult task in the prevailing climatic conditions in the Island nation. Former Pakistan captain Wasim Akram had...
  • DRS debate lingers as new ICC chief steps in June 28, 2012

    BCCI continues to oppose video technology as New Zealand's Alan Isaac takes over as ICC president. ...
  • ICC can't force India to accept DRS: Richardson June 28, 2012

    Kuala Lumpur: World cricket's new chief executive on Thursday defended an embarrassing Uturn over appeals technology and said he wouldn't drag powerful India "kicking and screaming" into accepting it. David Richardson, who succeeded Haroon Lorgat at the International Cricket Council's (ICC) helm, admitted nearly all players and umpires backed the Decision...
  • Alan Issac elected as new ICC president June 28, 2012

    Kuala Lumpur: Sharad Pawar's reign as the president of the International Cricket Council ended on Thursday as New Zealand's Alan Isaac took charge from him for a twoyear term at the ICC Annual Conference here. The 60yearold Isaac, a former New Zealand Cricket chief, became the eighth president of the ICC,...
  • WICB and WIPA heading towards solution June 22, 2012

    Bridgetown (Barbados): The West Indies Cricket Board (WICB) says "significant progress" has been made in talks with the West Indies Players Association (WIPA) on the controversial Collective Bargaining Agreement (CBA), following nearly three days of meetings here last week. The WICB and WIPA sat down with a threeman mediation team from...
  • 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...
  • Ten years on from Cronje's death June 1, 2012

    It has been ten years since Hansie Cronje, the former South African captain and sporting ambassador who was banned from cricket after pleading guilty to matchfixing allegations, died aged 32 on June 1, 2002 in a plane crash near George, in South Africa's Western Cape. At the time of his...
  • ICC to interview candidates for next CEO May 3, 2012

    New Delhi: The ICC's nomination committee, headed by its president Sharad Pawar, will hold interviews of four shortlisted candidates in Mumbai on May 6 to choose successor to the outgoing chief executive officer Haroon Lorgat. England and Wales Cricket Board's chief executive officer David Collier and ICC's general manager of cricket...
  • Delhi Police wants to grill Dave Richardson on matchfixing January 10, 2008

    New Delhi: Having questioned South African cricketers Herschelle Gibbs and Nicky Boje in connection with the 2000 matchfixing scandal, Delhi Police now wants to 'talk' to their teammate Dave Richardson to help in the investigations. The version of Richardson, who is believed to have opposed matchfixing by some of his teammates,...