International Cricket Council – ICC – Logo and Tagline
The International Cricket Council (ICC) is the world governing body of cricket. It was founded as the Imperial Cricket Conference in 1909 by representatives from Australia, England and South Africa. It was renamed as the International Cricket Conference in 1965, and took up its current name in 1987.
The ICC has 104 member nations currently: 12 Full Members that play Test matches, and 92 Associate Members. It organises world championship events such as World Test Championship, Cricket World Cup, Women’s Cricket World Cup, ICC T20 World Cup, ICC Women’s T20 World Cup, ICC Champions Trophy and Under-19 Cricket World Cup. It also appoints the umpires and referees that officiate at all sanctioned Test matches, One Day International and Twenty20 Internationals. It promulgates the ICC Code of Conduct, which sets professional standards of discipline for international cricket, and also co-ordinates action against corruption and match-fixing through its Anti-Corruption and Security Unit (ACSU).
- Type : Federation of national associations
- Abbreviation : ICC
- Predecessor : Imperial Cricket Conference (1909–1965), International Cricket Conference (1965–1989)
- Formation : 15 June 1909
- Headquarters : Dubai, United Arab Emirates (2005-present), United Kingdom (1909-2005)
- Membership : 105* members
- Website : www.icc-cricket.com
International Cricket Council – ICC – Tagline
- Cricket for good
- Great Sport Great Spirit