The ICC chief executive David Richardson has conceded that cricket's governing body took the controversial decision to reduce the number of teams for the next two global tournaments because of a mega broadcasting deal.
Ireland spinner George Dockrell has criticised the ICC's decision to reduce the next two World Cup's from 14 to 10 teams, saying it doesn't make sense.
Former South Africa international Roelof van der Merwe has signed a two-year contract to play for English county side Somerset starting in 2016.
Over the course of the last week the World T20 qualifiers have been taking place in Scotland and Ireland, with 14 teams vying for six spots, there has been some exciting cricket with some surprising results.
The next two Cricket World Cups, in 2019 and 2023, is set to be reduced to just ten sides after the reduction of teams was not discussed at the ICC general conference.