Shashank Manohar elected as ICC Chairman
Shashank Manohar on Thursday was elected Unp[[psed as ICC’s first Independent chairman, right after two days after stepping down from the post of BCCI President.
Shashank Manohar who is 58 years old was elected as the post after the ICC Full Council’s approval of Constitutional Amendments proposed by the board following by its April meeting
On Tuesday he resigned from the Post of Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) now is the first elected independent ICC Chairman of the game, governing the body and will also commence his two year term with immediate effect.
The election process is that, ICC directors are allowed to Nominate one candidate, who is either a present or past ICC director. Nominees with support of two or more Full member directors are eligible to take part in the election, which was scheduled on 23rd May.
So it is clear that Manohar is the sole nominee for the position and the Board has now unanimously supported his appointment, Adnan Zaidi the Chairman of Independent audit of Committee declared the process complete and also allotted Manohar for the successful candidate for ICC.
Manohar said “it is an honor to be elected as the chairman of the international cricket council and for that I am thankful to all the ICC directors who have put their faith and trust in my abilities, I also take this opportunity to thank all my colleagues in the BCCI who have supported me during my recent time as the BCCI’s president”.
About Shashank Manohar
Manohar is a prominent Indian Lawyer who served his first stint as the BCCI president from 2008-2011. Following the passing of Jagmohan Dalmiya, Manohar was re-elected as the BCCI president in October 2015.
Manohar only took the board’s top position Last October and his term was the shortest terms ever served by a president.