Shashank Manohar steps down as ICC chief

no photo
 |

Bcci

Shashank Manohar steps down as ICC chief

no photo

SportsCafe Desk

03/15/2017

ICC Chairman Shashank Manohar has stepped down from his post with immediate effect, just 16 months after taking charge, leaving vacant the top position in world cricket. Manohar who was elected, as the head of the ICC, in October 2015 cited ‘personal reasons’ for stepping down from the post.

Shashank Manohar had been elected to the post in May 2016 and became the first independent chairman of the game’s governing body. Further, he had then signed a two-year contract, that began immediately, after stepping down as the president of the  Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI).  

Manohar was the only nominee, during the election process for the post and the International Cricket Council (ICC) had unanimously supported his appointment. Manohar was a prominent Indian lawyer by profession and had served as the BCCI president from 2008-2011. Following the passing of  Jagmohan Dalmiya, Manohar was re-elected as the BCCI president and by virtue of that position had held the role of ICC Chairman ever since.

Aaron Finch or Jason Roy? Who will hit more boundaries?

Presenting Nostragamus, the first ever prediction game that covers all sports, including Cricket. Play the Natwest T20 blast challenge and win cash prizes daily!!

Download the app for FREE and get Rs.20 joining BONUS. Join 30,000 other users who win cash by playing NostraGamus. Click here to download the app for FREE on android!

SHOW COMMENTS