The International Cricket Council (ICC) is the global governing body for cricket.
It presides over the ICC code of conduct, playing conditions, the decision review system and other ICC regulations.
The ICC (International Cricket Council) was founded as the Imperial Cricket Conference in 1909. The earliest representatives were Australia, England and South Africa. This first name was renamed as International Cricket Conference in 1965 and then again it was renamed to the current name as International Cricket Council in 1989.
The ICC has 104 total members. Not 53 members. There are two types of ICC members. The first is full members (12) those are governing bodies for cricket of a country recognized by the ICC. The second type is Associate Members and consists with 92 members.
Afghanistan and Ireland are the latest full members of the ICC. They were given the Test status and these both countries were included in the list of full time members in the ICC annual conference at London in 2017.
Mr Zaheer Abbas from Pakistan served as the last President of the International Cricket Council. In 2016, the position of the President of ICC was abolished and it was replaced by the chairman of the ICC
The answer is Shashank Manohar. The position of the Chairman was established in 2014. Narayanaswami Srinivasan was the first Chairman.
The Syed Mushtaq Ali Trophy is a domestic T20 championship in India and it is not organized by the ICC. Syed Mushtaq Ali Trophy is organized by the Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI). Except the Syed Mushtaq Ali Trophy, all other mentioned tournaments here are organized by the ICC.
The first world cup organized by the International Cricket Council was held on 1975 in England. West Indies managed to win the very first world cup.
I know most of the people may think that the headquarter of the ICC is based on London. But actually it is in Dubai, United Arab Emirates
ICC men's cricketer of the year 2017 was Virat Kohli. He also chosen for the ICC men's one day cricketer of the same year.
Australia and England are the first two countries that played test matches since 15 March 1877. The first officially recognized Test cricket match took place between Australia and England on 15-19 March 1877 at the Melbourne Cricket Ground and Australia won the match by 45 runs
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