Greg Barclay has been elected as the brand new Unbiased Chair of the Worldwide Cricket Council (ICC) and he succeeds Shashank Manohar who stepped down earlier this 12 months.
Barclay, an Auckland-based business lawyer, has been a director of New Zealand Cricket (NZC) since 2012 and is at the moment NZC’s consultant on the board of the Worldwide Cricket Council. He’ll step down from his place at NZC to guide the ICC in an unbiased capability.
He was a director of ICC Males’s Cricket World Cup 2015 and is a former board member and chairman of the Northern Districts Cricket Affiliation. Greg can also be an skilled firm director holding board positions with varied New Zealand and Australian firms.
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Commenting on his appointment Greg Barclay mentioned:
It’s an honor to be elected because the Chair of the Worldwide Cricket Council and I want to thank my fellow ICC Administrators for his or her assist. I hope we are able to come collectively to guide the game and emerge from the worldwide pandemic in a robust place and poised for progress.
“I look ahead to working in partnership with our Members to strengthen the sport in our core markets in addition to develop it past that guaranteeing extra of the world can get pleasure from cricket. I take my place as a custodian of the sport very critically and am dedicated to engaged on behalf of all 104 ICC Members to create a sustainable future for our sport.
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“I’d wish to thank Imran Khwaja for his management as appearing ICC Chair throughout a troublesome interval for the sport and I look ahead to persevering with an in depth working relationship with him sooner or later.”