International Cricket Council
|Motto||Great Sport Great Spirit|
|Formation||15 June 1909|
|Headquarters||Dubai, United Arab Emirates|
|105 member countries|
The International Cricket Council (ICC) is the international governing body of cricket. It was founded as the Imperial Cricket Conference in 1909. It was renamed International Cricket Conference at 1965. It was renamed International Cricket Council in 1989.
The ICC has 105 members, 12 Full Members (who play tests) and 93 Associate Members. The membership had been divided into Full, Associate, and Affiliate Members, but the Affiliate category was removed in June 2017, with all Affiliate Members becoming Associate Members.
Members[change | change source]
12 countries are full members of the ICC. These are:
|Nation||Governing body||Member since|
|Afghanistan||Afghanistan Cricket Board||22 June 2017|
|Australia||Cricket Australia||15 July 1909|
|Bangladesh||Bangladesh Cricket Board||26 June 2000|
|England||England and Wales Cricket Board||15 July 1909|
|India||Board of Control for Cricket in India||31 May 1926|
|Ireland||Cricket Ireland||22 June 2017|
|New Zealand||New Zealand Cricket||31 May 1926|
|Pakistan||Pakistan Cricket Board||28 July 1953|
|South Africa||Cricket South Africa||15 July 1909|
|Sri Lanka||Sri Lanka Cricket||21 July 1981|
|West Indies||West Indies Cricket Board||31 May 1926|
|Zimbabwe||Zimbabwe Cricket||06 July 1992|
References[change | change source]
- "Ireland and Afghanistan ICC newest full members amid wide-ranging governance reform". icc-cricket.com. ICC. Retrieved 22 June 2017.
- "A brief history ..." Cricinfo. Retrieved 2008-05-02.