Gavaskar heads player-based group

ICC confirms make-up of cricket committee

Former Australia captain Mark Taylor, Sri Lanka captain Mahela Jayawardene and Michael Holding, the ex-West Indies fast bowler, are among the people who will form part of the ICC's newly constituted cricket committee

UAE v Ireland, Intercontinental Cup, Sharjah

Ireland desperate for success

Ireland coach Adrian Birrell has admitted his side is "desperate" to beat the United Arab Emirates in the final group match of the ICC Intercontinental Cup, the first-class tournament for the top Associate sides, which starts in Abu Dhabi on Saturday

Bad light, playing conditions and bats also discussed

ICC gives guarded endorsement of technology trial

The ICC's cricket committee has given a guarded endorsement to a trial of the extended use of technology during its two-day meeting in Dubai

ICC president speaks of 'exciting times'

Major boost to come from women's World Cup

Ehsan Mani, the ICC president, has said that he believes the next two women's World Cups, in Australia in 2009 and India four years later, will take the sport to a new level

Latest player rankings

Hussey continues meteoric rise

Australia's Mike Hussey has broken into the top ten of the ICC Player Rankings for Test batsmen faster than any other player in history

Kenya v Netherlands, Nairobi

Big guns kick off competition

Kenya and the Netherlands have the chance to be the early pace-setters when the group stages of the ICC Intercontinental Cup get underway in Nairobi

Under-19 World Cup - Scotland

A stepping stone to the Caribbean

Scotland coach Peter Drinnen has said solid performances from his players at the U-19 World Cup in Sri Lanka could catapult them into contention for the senior event in the Caribbean next year

Under-19 World Cup

Williams targets win over England

Zimbabwe Under-19 captain Sean Williams is targeting a victory over Group D rivals England as the key to his side's progress to the Super League at the U-19 World Cup

Under-19 World Cup

Uganda's batting remains a worry

Uganda's ability to construct decent totals could be the key to their competitiveness