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newscricket2 years ago

ICC World Cup 2019 | ICC CEO Dave Richardson sheds light on World Cup scheduling woes

ICC CEO David Richardson claims that reserve day for all group-stage games was extremely tough to deliver after three games have already been washed out at the World Cup in England. Due to this, the ongoing tournament has the unwanted record for the most number of abandoned games at a World Cup.
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newscricket2 years ago

ICC World Cup 2019 | ICC CEO David Richardson assures high-quality pitches

ICC chairman David Richardson has assured cricket supporters that the international body will ensure the surfaces on display during the upcoming ICC World Cup will give both teams an equal chance. Richardson is confident that this year’s edition of the WC will be the most competitive one ever.
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newscricket3 years ago

Teams including India, Pakistan have signed agreement for ICC events, says Dave Richardson

ICC CEO Dave Richardson has stated that the cricket teams including India and Pakistan are bound by an agreement to be a part of all matches of the World Cup. The CEO of the global body has also added that the ICC is clear about its motto of not mixing up politics and the game of cricket. 
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newscricket3 years ago

Dave Richardson confirms ICC don’t want to interfere in IPL operations

ICC CEO Dave Richardson has stated that contrary to the media reports, the governing body of the sport doesn’t want to interfere in IPL operations. However, he has added that the body wants to put up a common regulation for the proliferation of domestic T20 and other leagues around the world.
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newscricket3 years ago

No threat to India’s hosting rights for ICC World Cup 2023, assures David Richardson

ICC CEO, David Richardson, has stated that even though getting tax exemptions for the body is necessary, he added that there is no threat of hosting right for the 2023 World Cup being taken away from India. The issue is about pending tax exemption of the 2016 ICC World T20 by the Indian Government.
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newscricket3 years ago

Hong Kong matches to get ODI status in Asia Cup

The International Cricket Council (ICC) has decided to give ODI status to all matches involving Hong Kong in the upcoming Asia Cup scheduled to begin from September 15. Hong Kong joined five other teams from the continent with ODI status after winning the qualifiers in Malaysia last week.
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newscricket3 years ago

MS Dhoni and Rahul Dravid as important as "larger than life" Virat Kohli, claims David Richardson

ICC chief executive, David Richardson has stated that players like MS Dhoni and Rahul Dravid are equally important as “larger than life” players like Virat Kohli and Ben Stokes in order to maintain a perfect balance in cricket. He also questioned coaches for siding with the players and not the game.
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newscricket3 years ago

ICC Chief Executive Dave Richardson to resign after 2019 World Cup

ICC chief executive Dave Richardson has announced that he will step down from his role following the 2019 World Cup. The former South African cricketer has held the role at the ICC since 2012 after joining the governing body of the sport in 2002 as the ICC General Manager - Cricket.
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newscricket3 years ago

ICC to grant T20I status to all men and women teams

David Richardson, CEO of the ICC, has revealed that cricket's governing body will grant T20I status to all its 104 member nations and a global ranking system will also be launched for the format. He also stated that ICC Champions Trophy could altogether change into a World T20 in the near future.
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newscricket3 years ago

ICC to find ways to bring consistency in decision making of the disciplinary code

Dave Richardson, the CEO of the International Cricket Council, has asked for a meeting of the Cricket Committee where they can discuss on how to achieve consistency in the decision-making process. Richardson has also stated that the committee will discuss the ways to safeguard spirit of cricket.
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