Proposals could “propel cricket even further into the mainstream of Irish sport.” Photograph: Donall Famer/Inpho

Cricket Ireland’s chief executive, Warren Deutrom, has welcomed the International Cricket Council’s proposals to create two divisions in Test cricket.(...)

Gulam Bodi: five years of his ban have been suspended. Photograph: Anesh Debiky/AFP/Getty Images

Cricket South Africa has banned former international Gulam Bodi for 20 years after he admitted charges of contriving or attempting to fix matches in l(...)

England captain Alastair Cook: was critical of having  two days of rest between Test matches  when ICC recommends a minimum of three. Photograph: Themba Hadebe/AP Photo

Alastair Cook has admitted that selecting attack leader Jimmy Anderson for Saturday’s second Test with South Africa represents a gamble that could (...)

Pakistan cricketer Mohammad Hafeez plays a shot during the final day of the opening Test match between Sri Lanka and Pakistan at the Galle International Cricket Stadium in Galle. Photograph: AFP Photo

Pakistan’s Mohammad Hafeez could be banned from bowling for one year after the part-time off-spinner was again reported by match officials for a susp(...)

Grounds such as Lords could soon be holding day-night Test matches. Photograph: Getty

Test-playing nations will be encouraged to find opportunities to compete in day/night matches by the International Cricket Council. While one-day and (...)

Mustafa Kamal has  resigned as president of the International Cricket Council, accusing colleagues within the game’s global body of acting “unlawfully”. Photograph: Munir Uz Zaman/AFP/Getty Images

Mustafa Kamal has resigned as the president of the International Cricket Council (ICC), the Bangladeshi administrator announced on Wednesday.Kamal sai(...)

Australian captain Michael Clarke is presented the ICC World Cup Trophy by ICC chairman Narayanaswami Srinivasanafter winning the  World Cup final against New Zealand at Melbourne Cricket Ground. Photograph: Getty Images

International Cricket Council president Mustafa Kamal has threatened to reveal details of “mischievous things” he claims are taking place at the world(...)

Ireland captain  William Porterfield celebrates with team-mate Gary Wilson after scoring a century in the World Cup game against Pakistan at the Adelaide Oval. Photograph:  David Gray/Reuters

Ireland captain William Porterfield has challenged International Cricket Council chief executive Dave Richardson to come clean on his vision for the f(...)

Ireland have confirmed that a speculated tour of Pakistan is an option. Photograph: Michael Bradley/Getty Images

Ireland’s quest to cure their chronic lack of games against full-member nations could take them to Pakistan after confirmation talks have re-opened ov(...)

Ireland’s (L-R) John Mooney, Peter Chase, Andrew Balbirnie and Niall O’Brien watch captain William Porterfield throw the ball during a training session ahead of their 2015 Cricket World Cup Pool B match against the United Arab Emirates (UAE) at the Gabba in Brisbane on Wednesday. Photograph: Indranial Mukherjee/Getty Images

The four non-test playing nations at the World Cup have performed well in cricket’s global showpiece and it wouldn’t be the same tournament with less (...)