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ICC Elects Imran Khwaja As Deputy Chairman

ICC Elects Imran Khwaja As Deputy Chairman | Cricket News

Imran Khwaja was first elected to the ICC board method again in 2008.© AFP

The International Cricket Council (ICC) on Thursday introduced that it has elected Imran Khwaja as its deputy chairman. Khwaja who’s an affiliate member director, was first elected to the ICC board method again in 2008 and has served as deputy chairman since 2017. Khwaja had also acted as acting ICC chairman last year when Shashank Manohar stepped down from the role.

Final yr, Greg Barclay was elected as the new independent chairman of the ICC. In response to an official assertion, Barclay changed Shashank Manohar who stepped down from the publish earlier in 2020.

Barclay, an Auckland-based industrial lawyer, has been a director of New Zealand Cricket (NZC) since 2012 and he was NZC’s consultant on the board of the ICC. He then stepped down from his place at NZC to steer the ICC in an unbiased capability.

“It’s an honour to be elected because the Chair of the Worldwide Cricket Council and I wish to thank my fellow ICC administrators for his or her help. I hope we will come collectively to steer the game and emerge from the worldwide pandemic in a robust place and poised for progress,” Barclay had mentioned in an official assertion.


“I sit up for working in partnership with our members to strengthen the sport in our core markets in addition to develop it past that guaranteeing extra of the world can take pleasure in cricket. I take my place as a custodian of the sport very significantly and am dedicated to engaged on behalf of all 104 ICC members to create a sustainable future for our sport,” Barclay additional mentioned.

Barclay was a director of ICC Males’s Cricket World Cup 2015 and is a former board member and chairman of the Northern Districts Cricket Affiliation. He’s additionally an skilled firm director holding board positions with varied New Zealand and Australian firms.

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