Shashank Manohar Selected as First Self-Governing Chairman of ICC (Download PDF)

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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.

Shashank Manohar

Background

  • 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/Last Modified on: May 13, 2016

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