Saurav Gnaguly Replaces Anil Kumble As A Chairman Of ICC Men’s Cricket Committee

Sourav Ganguly has been selected as the chairman of the ICC men's cricket committee, replacing former chairman Anil Kumble from the position, the International Cricket Council (ICC) declared in an official statement on Wednesday

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New Delhi: BCCI president and former Indian team captain Sourav Ganguly has been selected as the chairman of the ICC men’s cricket committee, replacing former chairman Anil Kumble from the position, the International Cricket Council (ICC) declared in an official statement on Wednesday. Kumble stepped down from the job subsequent to having served for three-year terms. “I am delighted to welcome Sourav to the position of Chair of the ICC Men’s Cricket Committee,” ICC chairman Greg Barclay said on Wednesday.

“His experience as one of the world’s best players and latterly as an administrator will help us shape our cricketing decisions moving forward,” Barclay added.

“I would also like to thank Anil for his outstanding leadership over the last nine years which has included improving the international game through more regular and consistent application of DRS and a robust process for addressing suspect bowling actions.”

The ICC likewise reported that it would proceed with the ICC World Test Championship (WTC) in its present form, with the top two teams competing with each other in a final after a league phase across a time of two years.

The international cricket administering body, in the interim, has framed a working team “to review the situation with the Afghanistan Cricket Board and cricket in Afghanistan considering the new legislative changes in the country”. 

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