A timeline of events leading up to the ICC's decision to have only 10 teams in the next two World Cups

News - World Cup 2015 likely to stay at 50 overs

News - No plan to exclude Associates from World Cup - ICC

News - Associates criticise World Cup proposals

News - USA coach Lambert still hopeful of path to World Cup

News - Canada unhappy with reduced World Cup

Martin Williamson - ICC avarice dooms Associates to the wilderness

News - ICC sticks to plan for ten-team World Cup

News - Players and coaches round on ICC Associates decision

News - Canada coach slams ICC decision

News - Players back Associates for World Cup

Osman Samiuddin - Where do the minnows go from here?

News - Ponting says fewer teams is better for World Cup

News - Hold Associates debate after World Cup - Strauss

News - ICC meeting in May to decide new World Cup format

Sambit Bal - Keeping the world in the World Cup

News - ICC considers 12-team World Cup for 2015

News - ICC confirms 10 teams for next two World Cups

News - 'An absolute black day for the sport' - Deutrom

Andrew Miller - A mood-darkening decision at the end of a memorable World Cup

News - 'ICC decision a joke' - Porterfield

News - 'A great day for greed and fear' - Phil Simmons

News - Decision 'insular and backward' - Malcolm Speed

News - Scotland, Bermuda condemn decision