The International Cricket Council (ICC) has finally agreed to go for a constitutional amendment to spilt the role of the president from 2014 onwards. During its executive board meeting, held here Sunday, the ICC decided to go for the split roles and now the amended Articles will now be placed before the ICC Annual Conference in Kuala Lumpur at the end of June for consideration and approval.
A resolution to split the roles was taken in the last meeting of the executive board and Sunday the directors confirmed the necessary amendments to the constitution to split the role of the ICC president and chairman of the board. The chairman, who will be appointed by the board for a maximum of six years — two terms of three years each — will also be non-voting. During the meeting, the nominations committee reported that they have arrived at a shortlist of four candidates who will be interviewed in due course to replace Haroon Lorgat, the current ICC chief executive, who vacates his position at the end of the Annual Conference in June 2012.
16 teams for World T20
The International Cricket Council (ICC) has decided to expand the 2014 World Twenty20 in Bangladesh from 12 teams to 16 to boost the associate members. The recommendation was announced in an ICC statement today following a two-day meeting of the executive board here.