Shashank Manohar Selected as First Self-Governing Chairman of ICC [ Current Affairs ]
The first self-governing Chairman of ICC (International Cricket Council) is experienced cricket administrator Shashank Manohar (58), he was the only candidate for the position and the ICC Board has now universally supported his appointment, he will work for two years.
- He was selected to the post after the ICC Full Council’s authorization of constitutional alterations planned by the Board following its April 2016 meeting.
- The modifications had eliminated the post of the ICC President and shaped the post of self-governing Chairman.
- The facility of ICC chief can’t be linked with a cricket board was also additional in these adjustments.
- In order to comply with supplies of ICC rules, Shashank Manohar had submissive from the post of BCCI president.
About Shashank Manohar
- Shashank Manohar by occupation is a protuberant lawyer.
- He was born on 29 September 1957 in Nagpur, Maharashtra.
- From 2008 to 2011 and from November 2015 to May 2016 he had two times worked as the President of the Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI).
- As a cricket supervisor he is known for his perfect clean image and track record & honesty in cricketing circles.
About International Cricket Council (ICC)
- ICC the international governing body of cricket.
- Its headquarters is located at Dubai, United Arab Emirates.
- It was established in 1909 as Imperial Cricket Conference by representatives from England, Australia and South Africa.
- It procured its current name in 1989.
- ICC has 106 members and 10 Full Members that play Test matches, 57 Affiliate Members and 38 Associate Members.
- The main function of ICC is it is responsible for the organization and governance of cricket’s major international tournaments including Cricket World Cup.
- Assigns umpires and referees that officiate at all sanctioned Test matches, One Day Internationals (ODIs) and Twenty20 Internationals.
- Circulates the ICC Code of Conduct, which sets specialized standards of discipline for global cricket.
- Co-ordinates action in contradiction of exploitation and match-fixing finished its Anti-Corruption and Security Unit (ACSU).
- Published on: May 13, 2016