ICC proposes using local match officials and issuing saliva ban

The ICC Cricket Committee has proposed using local match officials during games and prohibiting the use of saliva to polish the ball in order...

Stats Perform secures cricket partnership with Sportsfever360

SportsTech data and AI firm Stats Perform has announced a partnership with Sportsfever360 to deliver its Opta cricket service to the Pakistan-based sports management company. As...

Afghanistan cricketer Shafaq handed six year anti-corruption ban

Afghanistan international cricketer Shafiqullah Shafaq has been banned from all forms of cricket for six years after breaching four anti-corruption regulations. The charges, given by...

ECB moves forward with Watmore as chairman after EFL conduct review

The England and Wales Cricket Board (ECB) has officially announced that Ian Watmore will become its chairman after a sub-committee agreed that “there was...

ECB postpones The Hundred launch to 2021

England and Wales Cricket Board's (ECB) new competition, The Hundred, has been delayed to 2021 following the effects of COVID-19 and the subsequent government...

ECB postpones cricket until July 1 amidst wide-scale rescheduling

The England and Wales Cricket Board (ECB) has announced that professional cricket will be postponed until ‘at least' July 1 due to the ongoing...

Cricket Australia suffers $20m financial hit with more losses expected

Cricket Australia’s (CA) chief executive Kevin Roberts has revealed the organisation has already suffered an estimated £10.2m (AUS $20m) financial hit due to COVID-19. Speaking...

ICC and MGA unite to combat match-fixing

The International Cricket Council (ICC) has established a data-sharing agreement with the Malta Gaming Authority (MGA), strengthening actions against corruption and match-fixing in the...

T20 cricket side furlough ‘significant’ amount of staff in COVID crisis

T20 Vitality Blast side Somerset County Cricket Club has announced that the side has put a ‘significant’ amount of its staff on the Governments...

ECB launches £61m fund to help cricket ‘withstand’ COVID-19

The England and Wales Cricket Board (ECB) has revealed a £61m financial package in order to ‘help cricket withstand the financial impact of COVID-19’. ECB...