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Manohar elected as ICC chairman again

DNMUM414211 | 5/16/2018 | Author : Chander Shekhar Luthra | WC :435



New Delhi: The International Cricket Council (ICC), on Tuesday, confirmed that India’s Shashank Manohar has been elected unopposed as its independent chairman till 2020. This, after former England Cricket Board chief Giles Clarke failed to garner any support for this candidature. As reported by DNA during ICC’s Kolkata meet last month, most of the ICC board members were keen to see Manohar continue in his role to ensure the success of the newly-conceptualised Test Championship and ODI Championship set to begin next year. Also, as chairman he spearheaded efforts to restructure the ICC to curb the dominance of cricket’s three wealthiest nations--Australia, India and England. Manohar ended up being the sole nominee and the ICC board unanimous
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