BCCI president and current ICC Chairman Shashank Manohar has been re-elected for second term as chairman of International cricket council. He will be ICC chairman for a term of two years.
Shashank was elected unopposed. The governing body members were asked to vote for the person who should either be current or former ICC Director. Majority of members voted in favour of Shashank Manohar and thus was elected as independent director of ICC to serve for second term.
Manohar was the sole nominee for the position so Edward Quinlan (independent Audit Committee Chairman) declared the name of Manohar. Earlier Manohar had taken charge as ICC’s independent chairman in 2016. Now he will continue till 2020.
Manohar’s work as ICC Chairman
Being a chairman of International Cricket Council, Shashank Manohar has taken many significant decisions in favor of cricket. He in a statement told that ICC is also going to launch a global strategy for the sport. Some of his decisions includes:-
Reversing the resolutions of 2014
Introducing a revised governance structure
Appointment of the ICC’s first independent female Director.
International Cricket Council
ICC is an international body of cricket that takes major global decisions related to cricket. It was initially founded by the name of Imperial Cricket Conference in 1909 by England’s representatives along with Australia and South Africa. Then in 1965, it was named as renamed the International Cricket Conference.
It has 104 members that includes 12 Full Members and 92 Associate Members. Twelve full members plays test matches. For more visit below Wikipedia link.
ICC Headquarter: Dubai, United Arab Emirates
ICC Chairman -Shashank Manohar
President – Zaheer Abbas
CEO – David Richardson