BCCI President Sourav Ganguly has been appointed as the New Chairman of ICC’s Cricket Committee on 17th November. He will be replacing his former Teammate Anil Kumble, who has served for 3 three-year terms after being appointed in 2012. Here is all about Ganguly replaces Kumble as ICC Cricket’s Committee chairman
Ganguly replaces Kumble as ICC Cricket’s Committee chairman
ICC Chairman Greg Barclay said – “I am delighted to welcome Sourav to the position of Chair of the ICC Men’s Cricket Committee. His experience as one of the world’s best players and latterly as an administrator will help us shape our cricketing decisions moving forward. I would also like to thank Anil for his outstanding leadership over the last nine years which has included improving the international game through more regular and consistent application of DRS and a robust process for addressing suspect bowling actions.”
The International Cricket Council has taken many key decisions during the meeting and one of the most important ones was – “Formation of a Working Group to review the status of cricket in Afghanistan after the recent governmental change”. And Imran Khwaja has been named Chairman of this Group that including Ross McCollum, Lawson Naidoo, and Ramiz Raja.
Mr. Barclay said – “The ICC Board is committed to continuing to support Afghanistan Cricket to develop both men’s and women’s cricket moving forward. We believe the most effective way for this to happen will be to support our Member in its efforts to achieve this through its relationship with the new government”
He has concluded by saying – “Cricket is fortunate to be in the position to influence positive change in Afghanistan with the national men’s team a source of great pride and unity in a country with a young population that has experienced more upheaval and change than most. We should protect that status and continue to try to influence change through the ACB but will continue to closely monitor the situation and take any decisions accordingly.”