Greg Barclay has been chosen as the new Independent Chair of the International Cricket Council (ICC) and he succeeds Shashank Manohar who ventured down not long ago.
Barclay, an Auckland-based business legal advisor, has been a head of New Zealand Cricket (NZC) since 2012 and is right now NZC’s agent on the leading body of the International Cricket Council. He will resign from his job at NZC to lead the ICC in an autonomous limit.
He was an overseer of ICC Men’s Cricket World Cup 2015 and is a previous board part and director of the Northern Districts Cricket Association. Greg is likewise an accomplished organization chief holding board positions with different New Zealand and Australian organizations.
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Greg Barclay charmed to be ready
Remarking on his arrangement Greg Barclay stated: “It is an honor to be chosen as the Chair of the International Cricket Council and I might want to thank my kindred ICC Directors for their help. I expectation we can meet up to lead the game and rise out of the worldwide pandemic in a solid position and ready for development.
“I anticipate working in organization with our Members to fortify the game in our center business sectors just as develop it past that guaranteeing a greater amount of the world can appreciate cricket. I accept my situation as a caretaker of the game truly and am focused for chipping away at sake of each of the 104 ICC Members to make a manageable future for our game.
“I’d prefer to express gratitude toward Imran Khwaja for his initiative as acting ICC Chair during a troublesome period for the game and I anticipate proceeding with a nearby working relationship with him later on.”
Greg Barclay had figured out how to earn 10 votes contrasted with Khwaja’s six in the opening round. Be that as it may, according to the ICC specifications, he required 11 votes 66% dominant part among the 16 individuals. The pivotal vote came from Cricket South Africa and Barclay arose as the heroes.
Greg Barclay supplanted Khwaja, who had been the interval administrator after Manohar left his situation back in July. Barclay has a lot of involvement with authoritative jobs and it will be intriguing to see his methodology, particularly when the game has endured because of the COVID-19 pandemic.