ICC announces their new chairman

 

The ICC has elected Greg Barclay as their new chairman. Greg Barclay who is a commercial lawyer has been elected for this position. He has been the director for the New Zealand cricket since 2012 will be taking place of India’s Shashank Manohar as the second independent ICC chairman.

 

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Imran Khwaja who was acting chairman after Manohar’s two year term ended in July will be replaced by Greg. Greg was the director at ICC Men’s World Cup in 2015. He has also been the part of board members and chairman of the Northern Districts Cricket Association.

 

 

After the announcement, Greg said that he is thankful to all the members of the committee. He also added that he hopes to improve the game and deal with all the issues faced due to the pandemic and make this sport go up.

 

He also added that he looks forward to working with the members and make this game accessible to every person and make this the most successful sport in the World. He went on to say that he understands his role well and won’t take his role lightly. He wants to work with all the 104 member nations and take this game ahead.

 

He also thanked the acting chairman Imran Khwaja for his outstanding services in the limited and testing time he faced during his short stay as the acting chairman. He says that he  looks forward to work with Imran in future to deal with all the issues in World cricket.