International Cricket Council

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International Cricket Council
MottoGreat Sport Great Spirit
Formation15 June 1909
HeadquartersDubai, United Arab Emirates
Membership
105 member countries
Alan Isaac
WebsiteOfficial site

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.[1]

Members[change | change source]

12 countries are full members of the ICC. These are:

Nation Governing body Member since[2]
 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 6 July 1992

References[change | change source]

  1. "Ireland and Afghanistan ICC newest full members amid wide-ranging governance reform". icc-cricket.com. ICC. Retrieved 22 June 2017.
  2. "A brief history ..." Cricinfo. Retrieved 2008-05-02.