Advertisement


Advertisement

Thread Rating:
  • 0 Vote(s) - 0 Average
  • 1
  • 2
  • 3
  • 4
  • 5
Update: Shashank Manohar to finish term as ICC Chairman
#1
Advertisement

Shashank Manohar has decided to continue as the International Cricket Council's (ICC) Chairman until his stipulated term ends in June 2018, it was reported on Wednesday (May 10).

The 59-year-old had stepped down from the position in March this year for "personal reasons". However, he was persuaded by the Full Members and Associates to continue as the Chairman.

As a result of the support from ICC's directors (Full Members and Associates), Manohar had then stated that he would remain as the Chairman until the annual conference set to be held in June, where the new constitution consisting the governance and finance model will be ratified.

Manohar has been at the forefront of proposed reforms to the revenue sharing model in the ICC. When the 59-year-old had replaced N Srinivasan as Board of Control for Cricket in India's (BCCI) president in 2015, he had categorically spoken out against the "Big Three" (boards of England, Australia and India) taking over the ICC.

"I don't agree with the three major countries bullying the ICC," Manohar had then said. "That's my personal view, because as I have always said, an institution is bigger than individuals."

On May 10, 2016, Manohar resigned as the president of the board. A few days days later, he was elected as the first independent chairman of the ICC.

Under his tenure as ICC's chairman, Manohar constituted a five-member working group to usher in changes to the governing body's administrative structures. In Ferbuary this year, the ICC proceeded in principle with a new constitution in relation to finance and governance models.

BCCI, who objected to the new structure, lost the vote on 'governance and constitutional changes' by a 2-12 margin while the revenue model was passed 13 votes to one in April.

In the wake of BCCI being outvoted in the Board meeting, the Indian board had charged the ICC of breaching the Members Participation Agreement (MPA). The board had also threatened to issue a notice to the governing body, asking for remedial measures.

There were also speculations that India could withdraw from the upcoming Champions Trophy to be held in England. It was only on May 7, 2016, BCCI decided to give an all-clear for the Indian squad to be selected and decided not to proceed with the notice.

Additionally, towards taking a conciliatory approach in its dealings with the ICC after the row over revenue sharing, the Committee of Administrators (CoA) extended an invitation to Manohar to attend the Indian Premier League final in Hyderabad on May 21.

Source:
___________________________________________
Airtel Digital HD Recorder / Kerala Vision Digital TV
Reply
Thanks given by:
Advertisement
Advertisement




Possibly Related Threads...
Thread Author Replies Views Last Post
  General News: Sultan Azlan Shah Cup: Dominant India blank New Zealand 4-0 to finish third nairrk 0 358 05-07-2017, 09:59 AM
Last Post: nairrk
  Breaking News: Shashank Manohar Resigns As BCCI President charger 0 306 05-10-2016, 04:55 PM
Last Post: charger
  DTH News: Bangladesh cricket team to tour Pak in April: PCB Chairman Kanwar 0 868 01-25-2012, 11:27 AM
Last Post: Kanwar
Information Help: Suresh Kalmadi sacked as CWG OC Chairman nairrk 0 585 01-24-2011, 05:02 PM
Last Post: nairrk
  Help: Hilditch won't quit as chairman of selectors greatsadiq 0 592 01-11-2011, 10:21 AM
Last Post: greatsadiq
  Help: Nice guys finish first Mr.Bhat 0 518 10-23-2010, 07:44 PM
Last Post: Mr.Bhat
  Chirayu Amin named IPL interim chairman Amarjeet 1 1,007 04-26-2010, 06:52 PM
Last Post: Arjun
  Modi to remain IPL chairman till 2012 Mr.Bhat 0 862 12-17-2009, 09:46 PM
Last Post: Mr.Bhat
  Ganguly appointed as chairman of CAB’s Cricket Development Committee Mr.Bhat 0 777 08-25-2009, 12:33 PM
Last Post: Mr.Bhat
  ICC president, PCB chairman to meet in Dubai on 27 August Mr.Bhat 0 608 08-17-2009, 08:56 PM
Last Post: Mr.Bhat

Forum Jump:


Users browsing this thread: 1 Guest(s)
Advertisement