The Indian Premier League organisers will forever be remembered for putting profits ahead of people, while the players who stayed and played while thousands died and hundreds of thousands were infected daily will be judged by history, writes RYAN VREDE.
As the humanitarian crisis in India deepens, so does the desperation of the organisers and franchise owners to plaster over their moral bankruptcy. This while the spineless ICC says nothing, writes RYAN VREDE.
After looking on the verge of purging itself from the toxic members’ council, the interim board and government conceded to a resolution that will ‘save’ cricket in the short term but kill it eventually, writes RYAN VREDE.
Sports minister Nathi Mthethwa gave cricket the hard reset it needed, but that drastic step will mean nothing if the corrective action isn’t carefully considered, writes RYAN VREDE.
Former Zimbabwe captain Heath Streak has been banned from all forms of cricket involvement for eight years after accepting multiple charges of breaching the ICC’s anti-corruption code.
Proteas Women’s star batter Lizelle Lee has been voted the ICC Women’s Player of the Month for March, following her incredible tour of India.
The International Cricket Council (ICC) has fined the Proteas 20% of their match-fee due to a slow over-rate during Friday’s first ODI against Pakistan.
The International Cricket Council has announced that the somewhat controversial umpire’s call will remain part of the game for the foreseeable future.
Match-fixing had disappeared from cricket’s consciousness until a UAE duo were pinned for it this week. It’s a reminder that this scourge continues to be one of the game’s greatest threats.
Mohammed Naveed and Shaiman Anwar have both been banned for eight years from all forms of cricket after they were found guilty of match-fixing attempts at a T20 World Cup qualifying tournament.
Cricket South Africa interim board chairman Dr Stravos Nicolaou says it is important to make a statement against the so-called ‘Big Three’ countries to continue growing the game in less wealthy cricket nations.
India dethroned New Zealand at the top of the ICC Test rankings after completing a 3-1 series victory against England on Saturday.
Cricket South Africa director of cricket Graeme Smith says the ICC needs urgent leadership improvement after the cancellation of the Australia tour.
It’s too late to legislate the disbandment of the ‘Big Three’ comprising India, Australia and England. They’ve stolen cricket. The game’s last hope is that the people who care make their voices heard and their presence felt, writes SA Cricket magazine editor RYAN VREDE.
The International Cricket Council has taken further steps towards cricket’s return to the Olympics.