Sourav Ganguly is expected to become the next Chairman of the International Cricket Council (ICC): Former India captain Sourav Ganguly’s term as BCCI President is slated to expire in September, and according to media sources, the 49-year-old might be the next ICC Chairman. Greg Barclay’s term as ICC Chairman is slated to expire in November, and there have been indications that Barclay is not interested in extending his term after it expires later this year. Also Read: ‘Why We Love Test Cricket’ – Fans React to a VIRAL Photo of England’s Field Setting at Lords
However, Barclay stated that he has a strong relationship with Ganguly and that if the former India captain is interested in becoming the new ICC Chairman, he will have his full support. Also read: Cricket Club Creates Bizarre Way to Attract New Players by Using Tinder Profiles
“We have a fantastic working connection.” Sourav Ganguly will have my complete support if the ICC board believes he is the best candidate for the role. According to a report published on Anandabazar, the incumbent ICC Chairman, Ganguly, “clearly has not notified me that he wants to contest for chairmanship.” Also, Mahela Jayawardena names Wasim Akram as the toughest bowler he’s ever faced.
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Barclay’s tenure is set to expire in six months, but the New Zealander stated he has no objections to staying on in his current position if the board decides to prolong it.
“The board will make a decision in November.” “I have no problems if the board has enough faith in me,” he continued.
The ICC board of directors consists of 17 members, including the ICC chief executive officer (Geoff Allardice), chairperson Barclay, and an independent woman director (Indra Nooyi), as well as the ICC chief executive officer (Geoff Allardice), chairperson Barclay, and an independent woman director (Indra Nooyi). Where the CEO does not have a vote, the ICC constitution requires a two-thirds majority or a minimum of 11 votes to pass any motion.
This follows Ganguly’s recent tweet, which read, “2022 marks the 30th year since I began my cricket career in 1992.” Cricket has given me a lot since then. Most significantly, it has provided me with the support of each and every one of you. I’d like to express my gratitude to everyone who has been a part of my path, supported me, and assisted me in getting to where I am now. Today, I intend to begin something that I believe will benefit a large number of people. I hope you will continue to support me as I embark on this next phase of my life.”