28 Jun 2013

ICC investigating voting claims

12:39 pm on 28 June 2013

International Cricket Council chiefs have hit back at claims they failed to investigate concerns over the correctness of last month's vote for player representatives on its cricket committee.

World cricket's global governing body was criticised earlier by the Federation of International Cricketers' Associations, whose executive chairman Paul Marsh said a request for the issue to be referred to the ICC's ethics officer had been ignored.

However, the ICC hit back by accusing FICA of undermining previously constructive talks.

FICA's announcement came during the ICC's annual conference, which is currently being held in London, with officials accusing Marsh of underhand tactics in releasing a statement when most of the governing body's top brass were in bed.