MUMBAI: The five day ICC Annual Conference in Kuala Lumpur
will see a change of guard in the top hierarchy of the game's
world governing body with Sharad Pawar making way for New
Zealand's Alan Isaac to take charge as president.
who completes his two-year term at the end of the week, was
the second Indian after Jagmohan Dalmiya to take a shot at
the post. During his tenure, he oversaw the successful organising
of the 2011 ICC World Cup in the sub-continent.
conference, which begins 24 June, will also see incumbent
Haroon Lorgat stepping down as the chief executive of the
ICC. Lorgat was appointed chief executive of the ICC in April
2008 succeeding Malcolm Speed, an Australian.
The ICC Annual Conference will begin with the Chief Executives
Committee (CEC) meeting at the Shangri-La Hotel in Kuala Lumpur
and ends on 28 June with the inauguration of the eighth ICC
President, Alan Isaac, at the Annual Conference.
ICC Council, at its meeting on 28 June, will be asked to approve
amendments to the ICC Articles which will create the post
of Chairman from June 2014 with the Presidents role
being ambassadorial from that date onwards, the ICC said in
Richardson has been selected as the chief executive of ICC,
his appointment requires confirmation from the CEC. Prior
to being appointed as the chief executive, Richardson served
ICC as GM of Cricket.
ICC Associate and Affiliate Members meeting on 25 June will
elect their three representatives to serve two-year terms
on the ICC Board, the statement added.
the agenda of the CEC meeting are recommendations from the
ICC Cricket Committee which include the reaffirmation of the
universal application of the Decision Review System (DRS),
minor enhancements to the 50-over format and, importantly,
discussions on the protection and promotion of international
cricket within a changed landscape that is showing a growing
number of domestic professional T20 leagues.
ICC Board, which will meet on 26 and 27 June, will receive
various reports and recommendations emanating from Board sub-committees
and the CEC.
these will be the annual report from the chairman of ACSU,
membership issues including applications for ICC Affiliate
Membership from Russia and Hungary.
Board will also continue its discussions, which have been
ongoing since the last meeting among the directors and Members,
on the Woolf report and further consider the strategies being
developed to protect and promote all three formats of the
game at the international level.