Manohar won’t seek to extend ICC tenure | The Daily Star
12:00 AM, December 11, 2019 / LAST MODIFIED: 12:00 AM, December 11, 2019

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Manohar won’t seek to extend ICC tenure

India’s Shashank Manohar has said he won’t seek a third term as chairman of the International Cricket Council and will step down next year, according to a report on Tuesday.

Manohar was elected unopposed for a second two-year term last year after a tenure marked by broad reforms.

But the 62-year-old former head of the Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) told The Hindu newspaper that it is time for a new person to take charge.

“I am not interested in continuing for another two-year term,” Manohar was quoted as saying.

“Majority of directors have requested me to continue but I have told them that I do not wish to do so.

“I have been the chairman for nearly five years. I am very clear, I do not want to continue from June 2020. My successor will be known next May.”  

 

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