Anil Kumble becomes ICC Cricket Committee chief, Dravid becomes member
Former India captain Anil Kumble was again elected the president of the ICC Cricket Committee for the second time for three years. His fellow player, great batsman Rahul Dravid was made a member.
Former India captain Anil Kumble was again elected the president of the ICC Cricket Committee for the second time for three years. His fellow player, great batsman Rahul Dravid has been made a member.
Kumble, who took the highest wicket for India, was elected president for the first time in 2012 and now he will continue to be the president till 2018. Apart from Dravid, former Sri Lankan captain Mahela Jayawardene was also appointed a member of the ICC Cricket Committee. Dravid and Jayawardene have played 1161 international matches between 1996 and 2015. He has been made a member for three years.
The ICC said in the statement that they will take part in the first meeting on Lauder’s May 31 and June 1. After three weeks, there is an annual conference of the ICC in Edinburgh. Dravid has been selected by the current Test captains as the representative of the current players, who will replace former Sri Lankan captain Kumar Sangakkara. Sangakkara’s three-year term has been completed.
Jayawardene has been chosen as the representative of former players, who will replace former Australia captain Mark Taylor. Ex-Off-spinner and Former International Cricket Council (FICA) chief Tim May, the current Test captains have chosen the representative of the current players who will replace Laxman Sivaramakrishnan. Thrice Kettleborough, who was the ICC’s best umpire three times, was elected a representative of the umpires in the committee which will replace Steve Davis.
ICC Cricket Committee Member: Chairman: Anil Kumble, Ex-officio Officer: Shashank Manohar (ICC President) and David Richardson (ICC Chief Executive), Former players Representative: Andrew Strauss and Mahela Jayawardene, Representative of current players: Rahul Dravid, Tim May, Full-time Team Coach Representative: Darren Lehmann, Associate Representative: Kevin O’Brien, Women’s Cricket Representative: Claire Connor, Fullak Senior Representative: David White, Chief Executive Media Representative: Ravi Shastri, umpire Representative: Richard Kettleborough, Referee Representative: Ranjan Madugalle, MCC Representative: John Stephenson