ICC President Greg Barkley said, “Sourav Ganguly’s experience as one of the best players in the world and later as an administrator will help us shape our cricket decisions going forward.
Sourav Ganguly appointed as President in place of Anil Kumble
Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) President Sourav Ganguly has appoint the Chairman of the Cricket Committee of the International Cricket Council (ICC). The governing body confirmed this on Wednesday (17 November). Ganguly will replace his former Indian teammate Anil Kumble, who has served his tenure since appointed in 2012.
ICC President one of the best players
The ICC President said, “Sourav Ganguly’s experience as one of the best players in the world and later as an administrator will help us shape our cricket decisions going forward.” I would also like to thank Anil for his excellent leadership over the last nine years. In which the international game improved through the more regular and frequent application of DRS. At the same time, a robust process is in place to address suspicious bowling actions.
Imran Khawaja named the chairman of this group
Imran Khawaja has named the chairman of this group. In which Ross McCullum, Lawson Naidu, and Rameez Raja are include. Greg Barkley said, “The ICC Board is committed to continuing to support Afghanistan Cricket to advance both men’s and women’s cricket.” He added, “We believe the most effective way for this to happen would to support our member efforts to achieve this through our relationship with the new government.”
The board also decided to continue with the current format of the World Test Championship. Where nine teams play over a period of two years. In which the top two face each other in the final. The number of teams participating in the ODI World Cup has again increased to 14 for the 2027 edition. The ICC has decided that the top 10 teams in the rankings on a predetermined cut-off date will automatically qualify for the tournament.