Shashank Manohar Steps Down as ICC chairman, Following a Four-Year Term

Shashank Manohar Steps Down as ICC chairman, Following a Four-Year Term

Delhi: Shashank Manohar steps down as ICC chairman, following a four-year term. Shashank Manohar, the chairman of the ICC, has stepped down from his post, after serving a four-year term, as the chairman of ICC. In his absence, Imran Khwaja, the deputy chairman of the board, will now take his place, until the new chairman is named.

Manohar was first appointed as the chairman of the board, way back in 2016, following this he won the elections a second time, in 2018.

Speaking on the matter, Manu Sawhney the chief executive of the ICC, commented that “the board, and its staff members, are grateful for everything that Manohar has done for the sport”.

Under, Manohar’s tenure, the ICC saw several changes being made to the governance and financial structure of the board. He had faced staunch opposition from the BCCI during this time.

With Manohar, now out of the picture, several players are vying for the spot of chairman, this includes, Colin Greaves of England, who will end his tenure as the ECB chairman in August.

He is among, one of the front- runners, for the chairman seat. Chris Nenzani, the president of the CSA, is another key contestant eyeing for a spot, current BCCI president Sourav Ganguly, is also reportedly interested in the chairman spot.

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