14 C
Delhi
Wednesday, November 25, 2020

Next ICC chairman shouldn’t be from ‘Big Three’: Ehsan Mani

- Advertisement -

Two more women umpires in ICC panel, total gone up to 12Karachi, Sep 5 (IANS) Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) chairman Ehsan Mani feels that the next chairman of the International Cricket Council (ICC) should not come from any of the “Big Three” boards.

On July 1 this year, Shashank Manohar stepped down from the post of ICC chairman after twin two-year tenures at the helm. Deputy Chairman Imran Khwaja has assumed the responsibilities of the chairperson until a successor is elected.

 

According to Mani, it would be “healthier” if someone from other board now leads the ICC because of the “politics introduced” by Cricket Australia, England and Wales Cricket Board (ECB) and Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) earlier.

“It’s unfortunate it has taken so long,” ESPNcricinfo quoted Mani as telling the Forbes about the delay. “The politics introduced by Australia, England and India in 2014 to protect their positions – now they are struggling to unwind it because it doesn’t suit them anymore.

READ ALSO:  SWOT Analysis for CWC: India favourites in semis but have task cut out

“It would be healthier to have someone (the chairperson) not from the ‘big three’,” he added.

The PCB chairman, who served as ICC chairman from 2003 to 2006, however ruled himself out as a candidate.

“There is a huge problem of conflict of interest on the board,” Mani said. “I’ve never seen that before, not in 17 years. This sort of conflict of interest is not transparent. The ICC is crying out for more independent directors.”

READ ALSO:  IPL 13 likely overseas, toss-up between UAE & Sri Lanka

Earlier, former Indian opener Gautam Gambhir had backed current BCCI President Sourav Ganguly to put forward his candidature for the post of ICC chairman, saying it will be good for the country to have their representation in the top management of the ICC.

“I am not privy to what Sourav Ganguly is thinking. But yes, it will be good if India can have their representation in the top management of the ICC,” Gambhir had told IANS. “India deserves democratic representation in the ICC,” he stressed.

CSA Director of Cricket Graeme Smith had also supported Ganguly to take over as ICC chairman.

-IANS

India Updates
India Updates is an independent news & Information website. Follow us for regular updates on News and Information.

Follow Us On

Related News

Delhi named 27th fastest growing prime residential market

New Delhi, Nov 24 (IANS) India's national capital is the 27th fastest growing prime residential market, according to a report by Knight Frank.Mumbai ranked...

Jio Platforms receives subscription amount of Rs 33,737 cr from Google

New Delhi, Nov 24 (IANS) Jio Platforms Limited has received the subscription amount of Rs 33,737 crore from Google International LLC, a wholly owned...

Motorola to launch high-end phone ‘Nio’ with Snapdragon 865: Report

New Delhi, Nov 24 (IANS) Motorola is reportedly working on a new flagship device codenamed ‘Nio’ powered by the Snapdragon 865 and it will likely...

Kabaddi is a sport, can’t be played well without teamwork: Abhishek Bachchan

Mumbai, Nov 24 (IANS) Abhishek Bachchan, who owns the Kabaddi team Jaipur Pink Panthers, says the upcoming docu-feature, Sons Of The Soil: Jaipur Pink...

Aus vs Ind: Ishant, Rohit ruled out of first two Tests, says report

New Delhi, Nov 24 (IANS) Ishant Sharma and Rohit Sharma have been reportedly ruled out of the first two Tests of the upcoming four-match...

Major bank union oppose banking licences to industrial houses

Chennai, Nov 24 (IANS) The Indian banking sector's largest union, the All India Bank Employees' Association (AIBEA), on Tuesday opposed the recommendations made by...

Trending Topics In India

Covid 19 India Updates

Covid-19 second wave may be a tsunami, warns Thackeray

Mumbai, Nov 22 (IANS) With Covid-19 cases again surging in some parts of the the country, Maharashtra Chief Minister Uddhav Thackeray on Sunday hinted...

Covid-19 second wave may be a tsunami, warns Thackeray

Mumbai, Nov 22 (IANS) With Covid-19 cases again surging in some parts of the the country, Maharashtra Chief Minister Uddhav Thackeray on Sunday hinted...

Pfizer to seek emergency approval for vaccine

By Nikhila Natarajan, (IANS) Pfizer on Friday announced that it is moving ahead with its request of asking the US regulators to allow emergency...

India talking to vaccine cos, to procure 400-500m doses till July: Harsh Vardhan

New Delhi, Nov 19 (IANS) Union Health Minister Harsh Vardhan said on Thursday that India is in talks with the vaccine companies for the...

‘Centre to electronically track details of Covid vaccine recipients’

New Delhi, Nov 19 (IANS) The Union Health Minister Harsh Vardhan on Thursday informed that the Centre has modified an electronic network to monitor...

India shows jump of 30% in new Covid cases since Diwali

New Delhi, Nov 18 (IANS) After the Diwali weekend and Bhai Dooj celebrations came to an end, India recorded more than 30 per cent...

Trending News In India

Motorola to launch high-end phone ‘Nio’ with Snapdragon 865: Report

New Delhi, Nov 24 (IANS) Motorola is reportedly working on a new flagship device codenamed ‘Nio’ powered by the Snapdragon 865 and it will likely...

Jio Platforms receives subscription amount of Rs 33,737 cr from Google

New Delhi, Nov 24 (IANS) Jio Platforms Limited has received the subscription amount of Rs 33,737 crore from Google International LLC, a wholly owned...

Motorola to launch high-end phone ‘Nio’ with Snapdragon 865: Report

New Delhi, Nov 24 (IANS) Motorola is reportedly working on a new flagship device codenamed ‘Nio’ powered by the Snapdragon 865 and it will likely...

Kabaddi is a sport, can’t be played well without teamwork: Abhishek Bachchan

Mumbai, Nov 24 (IANS) Abhishek Bachchan, who owns the Kabaddi team Jaipur Pink Panthers, says the upcoming docu-feature, Sons Of The Soil: Jaipur Pink...

Aus vs Ind: Ishant, Rohit ruled out of first two Tests, says report

New Delhi, Nov 24 (IANS) Ishant Sharma and Rohit Sharma have been reportedly ruled out of the first two Tests of the upcoming four-match...

Major bank union oppose banking licences to industrial houses

Chennai, Nov 24 (IANS) The Indian banking sector's largest union, the All India Bank Employees' Association (AIBEA), on Tuesday opposed the recommendations made by...

Trending Showbiz

Kabaddi is a sport, can’t be played well without teamwork: Abhishek Bachchan

Mumbai, Nov 24 (IANS) Abhishek Bachchan, who owns the Kabaddi team Jaipur Pink Panthers, says the upcoming docu-feature, Sons Of The Soil: Jaipur Pink...

Television actor Ashiesh Roy passed away

Mumbai, Nov 24 (IANS) Television actor Ashiesh Roy passed away in Mumbai early on Tuesday. The Sasural Simar Ka actor died of kidney failure...

Arjun Kapoor: Children should never go without adequate food

Mumbai, Nov 23 (IANS) Bollywood actor Arjun Kapoor has opened up about his food start-up venture that has been feeding 1000 children every month....

‘A Suitable Boy’ row: MP Police register FIR against Netflix officials

Mumbai, Nov 23 (IANS) An FIR has been registered in Madhya Pradesh against two Netflix officials for allegedly hurting religious sentiments through the web...

Konkana-starrer short film awarded at Indian Film Festival of Cincinnati

Mumbai, Nov 23 (IANS) Actress Konkana Sen Sharma is happy that her new project, A Monsoon Date, has won the Best Short Film award...

Naseeruddin Shah receives Aditya Vikram Birla Kalashikhar Puraskar

Mumbai, Nov 22 (IANS) Veteran actor Naseeruddin Shah has received the Aditya Vikram Birla Kalashikhar Puraskar at Sangit Kala Kendra Awards, which was recently...

Trending Sports

Aus vs Ind: Ishant, Rohit ruled out of first two Tests, says report

New Delhi, Nov 24 (IANS) Ishant Sharma and Rohit Sharma have been reportedly ruled out of the first two Tests of the upcoming four-match...

Kohli, Ashwin nominated for Player of the Decade award

New Delhi, Nov 24 (IANS) India skipper Virat Kohli and ace off-spinner R Ashwin were on Tuesday nominated for the International Cricket Councils (ICC)...

A left-arm pacer could be missing link in potent India pack attack

By Khurram Habib, (IANS) Few doubt the current Indian pace bowling attack's ability to shake the best of batting line-ups. The last time they...

Workload of Indian cricketers not an issue in Australia: Laxman

New Delhi, Nov 20 (IANS): Indian cricketers' workload on their current tour of Australia won't be an issue if the coaching and support staff take...

ICC brings in policy to exclude the corrupt

Dubai, Nov 19 (IANS) The International Cricket Council (ICC) Board on Thursday approved an ‘Excluded Persons Policy’ as part of its Anti-Corruption Code with...

World Test Championship: Covid-19 pushes Aus to top, India to No.2

Dubai, Nov 19 (IANS) Australia climbed to the top and pushed India to the second spot in the World Test Championship (WTC) after the...

Latest Trending News In India

Jio Platforms receives subscription amount of Rs 33,737 cr from Google

New Delhi, Nov 24 (IANS) Jio Platforms Limited has received the subscription amount of Rs 33,737 crore from Google International LLC, a wholly owned...

Motorola to launch high-end phone ‘Nio’ with Snapdragon 865: Report

New Delhi, Nov 24 (IANS) Motorola is reportedly working on a new flagship device codenamed ‘Nio’ powered by the Snapdragon 865 and it will likely...

Kabaddi is a sport, can’t be played well without teamwork: Abhishek Bachchan

Mumbai, Nov 24 (IANS) Abhishek Bachchan, who owns the Kabaddi team Jaipur Pink Panthers, says the upcoming docu-feature, Sons Of The Soil: Jaipur Pink...

Aus vs Ind: Ishant, Rohit ruled out of first two Tests, says report

New Delhi, Nov 24 (IANS) Ishant Sharma and Rohit Sharma have been reportedly ruled out of the first two Tests of the upcoming four-match...