Sri Lanka opening batsman Upul Tharanga was suspended for three months by the International Cricket Council on Friday for using a banned substance during the World Cup.
ICC confirmed that the next two World Cups will be 10-team events and also announced that teams will be relegated and promoted on the basis of performance.
The number one tag still eludes them but newly-crowned world champions India have closed the gap on top-placed Australia even as the team's in-form players moved up in the individual standings of the latest ICC ODI rankings issued on Monday.
The ICC executive board will meet on April 4 to discuss a host of issues, including the new Future Tours Program, and will also review the ongoing World Cup.
To many Yuvraj Singh may come across as arrogant, brawny and egotistic even. Those close to him say these are traits that make the myth, not the man.
MS Dhoni (91*) and Gautam Gambhir (97) helped India beat Sri Lanka by six wickets to win the ICC World Cup 2011 at Wankhede stadium in Mumbai.
Sri Lanka captain Kumar Sangakkara won the toss and elected to bat against India in their World Cup final at the Wankhede Stadium in Mumbai.
Sri Lanka all-rounder Angelo Mathews has been ruled out of Saturday's World Cup final against India after injuring his right thigh muscle in the semifinal against New Zealand.
A billion hearts will beat for Sachin Tendulkar as India bid for their second World Cup title in the all-Asian final against buoyant Sri Lanka on Saturday.
A day before the World Cup final clash between India and Sri Lanka, the ICC renewed the ban on Indian TV news channels from covering the match.