Greg Barclay has been elected the new ICC Chairman
New Zealand’s Greg Barclay Elected New ICC Chairman
Greg Barclay has been named the new free seat of the International Cricket Council (ICC), beating Imran Khwaja to succeed Shashank Manohar, the game’s overseeing body reported Tuesday. The previous New Zealand Cricket manager required a 66% greater part of the 16-man ICC board and got the immensely significant eleventh vote from Cricket South Africa. Khwaja had been the interval administrator since Manohar ventured down in July. He was a head of ICC Men’s Cricket World Cup 2015 and is a previous board part and administrator of the Northern Districts Cricket Association.
Barclay, an Auckland-based business attorney, has been a head of New Zealand Cricket (NZC) since 2012 and is presently NZC’s agent on the leading body of the International Cricket Council. He will resign from his job at NZC to lead the ICC in an autonomous limit.
“It is an honor to be chosen as the Chair of the International Cricket Council and I might want to thank my kindred ICC Directors for their help. I expectation we can meet up to lead the game and rise out of the worldwide pandemic in a solid position and ready for development.
“I anticipate working in association with our Members to fortify the game in our center business sectors just as develop it past that guaranteeing a greater amount of the world can appreciate cricket. I accept my situation as a caretaker of the game genuinely and am focused for taking a shot at sake of each of the 104 ICC Members to make an economical future for our game.
“I’d prefer to express gratitude toward Imran Khwaja for his authority as acting ICC Chair during a troublesome period for the game and I anticipate proceeding with a nearby working relationship with him later on.”
Barclay has said he will push to secure bi-parallel worldwide arrangement and his political race could end plans for an additional ICC worldwide occasion, a thought upheld by Khwaja.