About ICC

Our Vision of Success

As a leading global sport, cricket will captivate and inspire people of every age, gender, background and ability while building bridges between continents, countries and communities.

Strategic Direction

A bigger, better, global game targeting more players, more fans, more competitive teams.

Our long-term success will be judged on growth in participation and public interest and the competitiveness of teams participating in men's and women's international cricket.

Mission Statement

As the international governing body for cricket, the International Cricket Council will lead by:

  • Providing a world class environment for international cricket
  • Delivering 'major' events across three formats
  • Providing targeted support to Members
  • Promoting the global game

Our Values

The ICC's actions and people are guided by the following values:

  • Fairness and Integrity
  • Excellence
  • Accountability
  • Teamwork
  • Respect for diversity
  • Commitment to the global game and its great spirit

ICC Chairman Shashank Manohar

Mr Shashank Manohar is a cricket administrator with a wealth of experience. Mr Manohar first joined the Vidharbha Cricket Association ( VCA) as an Executive Member in 1983 and twice held the position of President from 1997-1999 and then 2001-2009. During his tenure at the VCA, he was instrumental in creating a modern cricket stadium in Nagpur and setting up a residential cricket academy for nurturing talent.
Mr Manohar was elected as the BCCI vice-president  in 2005 and was subsequently elevated to the post of the President in 2008, a responsibility he discharged with distinction till 2011. In October 2015, he was unanimously re-elected as the President of the BCCI.
Mr Manohar is a science graduate and a practising lawyer since 1979.

ICC Chief Executive David Richardson

David Richardson
South Africa’s premier wicketkeeper for the first seven years after its readmission to international cricket, David Richardson played 42 Tests and 122 One-Day Internationals before retiring from all cricket in 1998 after a 21-year first-class career.
Mr Richardson, a qualified lawyer, remained in touch with the game after retirement as both a media commentator as well as a business director with Octagon SA, the company responsible for negotiating player employment contracts with the United Cricket Board of South Africa, as Cricket South Africa was known then. Then, in January 2002, he was appointed the first ICC general manager of cricket, a post he retained till June 2012, before becoming the fourth ICC chief executive, replacing Haroon Lorgat.