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International Cricket Council: Governing body of cricket
The International Cricket Council (ICC) is the world governing body of cricket. It was founded as the Imperial Cricket Conference in 1909 by representatives from Australia, England and South Africa. It was renamed as the International Cricket Conference in 1965, and took up its current name in 1989. It organises world championship events such as Cricket World Cup, Women's Cricket World Cup, ICC T20 World Cup, ICC Women's T20 World Cup, ICC Champions Trophy and Under-19 Cricket World Cup.

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'No rush' for ICC to make decision on T20 World Cup, Richardson says [Video]

'No rush' for ICC to make decision on T20 World Cup, Richardson says

Australia bowler Kane Richardson has backed the International Cricket Council’s move to hold off on deciding the fate of the T20 World Cup. The tournament, hosted by Australia, is due to kick off in..

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Cricket Australia boss says Twenty20 World Cup schedule under 'very high risk' [Video]

Cricket Australia boss says Twenty20 World Cup schedule under 'very high risk'

Cricket Australia boss Kevin Roberts downplays the prospect of the Twenty20 World Cup going ahead in 2020.

Credit: Reuters - Sports     Duration: 01:47Published

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