'We have sold the rights based on 10 teams'

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.

Dockrell criticises reduction of teams for WC

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.

PNG stun Ireland in World T20 qualifier

Papua New Guinea caused a huge shock at the World T20 qualifiers when they pulled off a two wicket victory over favourites Ireland in Belfast.

World T20 Qualifiers: Five days in

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.

2019, 2023 World Cups set to be 10 teams

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.