International Cricket Council appoints Geoff Allardice as CEO – Dubai News
Allardice, a former first-class cricketer representing Victoria in 14 matches in Australian home cricket from 1991 to 1994, replaces Manu Sawhney, who was relieved from the place in July with speedy impact after being on suspension for 4 months.
Before being ICC CEO, Allardice additionally served as the ICC General Manager (Cricket) for eight years, having beforehand held an identical position at Cricket Australia (CA).
Commenting on his everlasting appointment, Allardice stated in an announcement, “It’s a great privilege to be appointed as the CEO of the ICC and I would like to thank Greg and the ICC Board for the opportunity to lead the sport as we enter an exciting new phase of growth. My continued focus will be on doing the right thing for our sport and working closely with members to deliver long-term success and sustainability.
“I’d additionally wish to thank the ICC workers for his or her dedication and assist during the last eight months and I’m trying ahead to persevering with to serve cricket with such a gifted staff.”
“I’m delighted that Geoff has agreed to take the position of ICC CEO on a everlasting foundation. He has proven great management throughout a particularly difficult interval culminating within the profitable supply of the ICC Men’s T20 World Cup 2021. Geoff has unrivalled data of the worldwide cricket panorama and its stakeholders and has constantly demonstrated he’s the fitting individual to work in partnership with our members to form the game for the subsequent decade as we embark on delivering a brand new technique and our subsequent business rights cycle,” said ICC chairman Greg Barclay.