Saturday, January 29, 2022
Home Sport Greg Barclay Replaces Shashank Manohar As ICC Chairman

Greg Barclay Replaces Shashank Manohar As ICC Chairman

- Advertisement -

Mumbai: Greg Barclay, a commercial lawyer and director of New Zealand Cricket (NZC), has been elected as the new chairman of the International Cricket Council (ICC).

The news was announced by the governing body of the game on Tuesday.

Barclay has replaced interim chairman Imran Khwaja, who himself had stepped in to temporarily succeed Shashank Manohar after his second two-year term ended in July.

“It is an honour to be elected as the Chair of the International Cricket Council and I would like to thank my fellow ICC Directors for their support. I hope we can come together to lead the sport and emerge from the global pandemic in a strong position and poised for growth,” Barclay said, as quoted by IANS.

“I look forward to working in partnership with our Members to strengthen the game in our core markets as well as grow it beyond that ensuring more of the world can enjoy cricket. I take my position as a custodian of the game very seriously and am committed to working on behalf of all 104 ICC Members to create a sustainable future for our sport.

“I’d like to thank Imran Khwaja for his leadership as acting ICC Chair during a difficult period for the game and I look forward to continuing a close working relationship with him in the future,” he added.

Barclay was NZC’s representative on the ICC board but he will be stepping down from his role to lead the global governing body.

- Advertisement -
- Advertisement -
Stay Connected
16,985FansLike
2,458FollowersFollow
61,453SubscribersSubscribe
Must Read

Chinese Scientists Warn Of New Virus NeoCov; Know More

Beijing: There is another type of coronavirus, NeoCov, that is promising more devastation. This type of Virus spreads among bats in South Africa and...
- Advertisement -

FIR Lodged Against Actor Shweta Tiwari; Know Why

Bhopal: The police here lodged a case against television actor Shweta Tiwari after she allegedly hurt religious sentiments via her remarks on God, said...

5G: Delhi High Court Slashes Juhi Chawla’s Fine

New Delhi: The Delhi High Court slashed the costs imposed on actress-turned-environmentalist Juhi Chawla — regarding a lawsuit challenging 5G wireless network technology —...

Missing Arunachal Pradesh Teen Handed Over To Indian Army: Kiren Rijiju

New Delhi: An Arunachal Pradesh teenager, who had gone missing along the Line of Actual Control with neighbours China, has now been handed over...
Related News

Chinese Scientists Warn Of New Virus NeoCov; Know More

Beijing: There is another type of coronavirus, NeoCov, that is promising more devastation. This type of Virus spreads among bats in South Africa and...

FIR Lodged Against Actor Shweta Tiwari; Know Why

Bhopal: The police here lodged a case against television actor Shweta Tiwari after she allegedly hurt religious sentiments via her remarks on God, said...

5G: Delhi High Court Slashes Juhi Chawla’s Fine

New Delhi: The Delhi High Court slashed the costs imposed on actress-turned-environmentalist Juhi Chawla — regarding a lawsuit challenging 5G wireless network technology —...

Missing Arunachal Pradesh Teen Handed Over To Indian Army: Kiren Rijiju

New Delhi: An Arunachal Pradesh teenager, who had gone missing along the Line of Actual Control with neighbours China, has now been handed over...

Republic Day Politics: PM Modi Wears Uttarakhand Cap, Manipur Stole

New Delhi: Prime Minister Narendra Modi put on a cap from Uttarakhand and a Manipuri stole on the official Republic Day function on Wednesday. The...
- Advertisement -

1 COMMENT

LEAVE A REPLY

Please enter your comment!
Please enter your name here