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How the World T20 was made

Mar 1, 2016: In 2007, the ICC came up with a tournament that went a long way towards repairing the damage a poor World Cup had inflicted. The rest is history

Tim Wigmore

ICC's revamp

Speed, Gray join Mani's protest

Jan 26, 2014: Malcolm Speed and Malcolm Gray, both former senior administrators with Cricket Australia and the ICC, have broken away from their national board's position by undersigning a formal letter to the ICC and member nations requesting that the "big three" propo

Daniel Brettig

Australia news

Ashes autopsy report close at hand

Aug 17, 2011: Australian cricket's reckoning for a disastrous Ashes series, and the decline from greatness to mediocrity that preceded it, is belatedly at hand

Daniel Brettig

Australia news

Australia considers match-fixing laws

Jun 6, 2011: Match-fixing in any sport in Australia would be made an offence under proposed government legislation.

Daniel Brettig

Sticky Wicket

Revealing, damning and compelling

Apr 23, 2011: Malcolm Speed's memoir of his time in cricket is an unbiased and relevant eye-opener about what goes on behind the scenes in cricket

Sharda Ugra

ICC news

Speed backs independent commission proposal

Apr 15, 2011: Malcolm Speed, the former ICC chief executive, has added his voice to the call for world cricket to be run by an independent commission instead of the existing board structure

Brydon Coverdale

The Sydney saga 2008

'Collusion in 2008 Sydney Test racism case'

Apr 7, 2011: Australia and India were culpable in collusion "contrary to the spirit of cricket" in the 2008 Sydney Test "racism" incident, according to ICC appeals commissioner John Hansen, who heard the case in January 2008

Daniel Brettig

ICC World Cup 2015

Decision 'insular and backward' - Malcolm Speed

Apr 6, 2011: Former ICC chief Malcolm Speed says the Associate nations' lock-out for the 2015 World Cup is "insular and backward-looking"

Daniel Brettig

Spot-fixing controversy

Imran wants harsh punishment as deterrent

Aug 30, 2010: Former Pakistan captain Imran Khan has said he is concerned about the long-term repercussions the match-fixing crisis could have on the country's cricketing establishment

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ICC news

Speed slams 'political' boards over Howard

Jun 30, 2010: Malcolm Speed, the former ICC chief executive, has slammed the boards that have blocked John Howard's nomination as the next ICC vice-president.

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Former ICC CEO speaks out

Speed regrets World Cup failure

Dec 5, 2008: Malcolm Speed, the former ICC chief executive, has admitted the World Cup in the West Indies last year was one of the more disappointing episodes of his tenure in charge

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Former ICC CEO speaks out

Speed 'vigorously opposed' ICC inaction on Zimbabwe

Dec 5, 2008: Malcolm Speed, the former ICC chief executive, has said he had "vigorously opposed" the decision not to take any action on the irregularities in Zimbabwe Cricket's finances

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Slams Speed decison as 'disgraceful'

Mani warns ICC credibility at risk

Apr 29, 2008: Ehsan Mani has warned that the ICC could lose credibility as a result of the "disgraceful" handling of the Malcolm Speed affair

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'There are racial connotations'

Speed decision 'disgraceful' says former ICC chief

Apr 27, 2008: Former ICC president Malcolm Gray has slammed the decision to send Malcolm Speed, the ICC chief executive, on gardening leave until his contract expires on July 4

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''Fundamental breakdown' in relationship

Speed departure 'nothing to do with ICL'

Apr 26, 2008: David Morgan said that ICL issues were not the reason ICC chief executive Malcolm Speed had gone on gardening leave

Martin Williamson at Lord's

Factionalism out of control

Apr 25, 2008: Malcolm Speed's ousting as the ICC's CEO is an open admission of the hypocrisy, factionalism and naked politicking that has paralysed the game's governing body

Andrew Miller

International Cricket Council

ICC in turmoil as Speed ousted

Apr 25, 2008: Malcolm Speed, the ICC chief executive, has been put on paid leave until his contract runs out on July 4

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Indian Premier League

Integrate Twenty20 in to existing structure - Speed

Apr 16, 2008: Speed said India have every right to aggressively gain mileage for the IPL but they can't force the others to follow suit

Nagraj Gollapudi in Mumbai


New ICC panel to pick Elite umpires

Apr 16, 2008: With umpiring standards recently coming under the scanner in several countries, the ICC has responded by appointing a new panel to pick and evaluate the international and Elite umpires

Nagraj Gollapudi

Official stand to become clear in a week

Indian Cricket League seeks ICC recognition

Apr 16, 2008: The Indian Cricket League has written a letter to the ICC seeking recognition for their Twenty20 league

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