The ICC board has unanimously re-elected Greg Barclay as the Independent Chair of the International Cricket Council (ICC) for a second two-year term as introduced by the International cricket governing physique on Saturday.
Barclay was unopposed following the withdrawal of Tavengwa Mukuhlani from the method, and the Board reaffirmed its full assist of him to proceed as Chair for an extra two years.
“It is an honour to be re-elected as the Chair of the International Cricket Council and I would like to thank my fellow ICC Directors for their support,” Barclay mentioned on his re-appointment.
The newly elected chairman talked about that ICC has taken consequential steps in selling the game of cricket and laying a roadmap for its future.
“Over the last two years we have made significant strides forward with the launch of our global growth strategy that provides clear direction to build a successful and sustainable future for our sport,” he added.
Barclay expressed his happiness in persevering with the work for the sport of cricket in shut affiliation with the ICC members.
“It is an exciting time to be involved in cricket and I look forward to continuing to work closely with our Members to strengthen the game in our core markets as well as grow it beyond that, ensuring more of the world can enjoy cricket,” concluded Barclay.
“I would like to congratulate Greg on his re-appointment as ICC Chair. The continuity, his leadership will provide is in the best interests of the sport. I, therefore, decided to withdraw my candidacy,” talked about Mukuhlani on his withdrawal from the ICC chairman election.
Barclay, an Auckland-based industrial lawyer, was initially appointed as the ICC Chair in November 2020. He was beforehand the Chair of New Zealand Cricket (NZC) and was a director of the ICC Men’s Cricket World Cup 2015.
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