ICC Reconsidering Its Rotation Policy




The International Cricket Council (ICC) has deferred until October the rotation policy of appointing the governing body’s president. The ICC said in one of its statements that the board has decided to defer the proposed constitutional amendment to the nominations process for the election of president.

ICC reconsidering its rotation policy

ICC reconsidering its rotation policy

This comes at a time when the countries of Pakistan and Bangladesh were due to nominated according to the rotational policy. The Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) chief, Ijaz Butt has written a letter to the ICC on this matter. The recent World Cup held in the subcontinent saw Pakistan being excluded due to security reasons. PCB is worried that this will further dampen the spirit of cricket in Pakistan, which has seen a sharp decline in its reputation as a host nation for cricketing events.

Former ICC chief Eshan Mani has expressed his dislike against the move to do away with the rotational policy led by Sharad Pawar. He even raised his doubts on the matter, if India or the BCCI would influence the president’s selection or role. Sharad Pawar’s term as the chief is ending next year.

The new policy, if brought into action will be implemented from 2015 onwards. This is being seen as a huge boost to the BCCI which is already been accused to be ‘arm-twisting’ the ICC on various issues including the IPL and the matters concerned with it. BCCI, with its huge financial reserve along with the popularity of cricket in India has given it a lot of strength to be able to influence decisions.

Inspite of all sorts of talks related to ICC policy for electing its president, it seems that the ICC will be doing away with the rotational policy as most of its members do not have a problem with it. Nine of the ten test playing nations have reportedly signed the ICC’s proposal to change the rotational policy.

Tags: , , , , , , , , ,

Anjan K Merkap

Author:

Cricket

Four surprises from first fifteen days of IPL 10 #IPL

Four surprises from first fifteen days of IPL 10 #IPL

Posted by: Vikram Kamboj on April 21st, 2017

The tenth season of IPL was started on April 5, 2017 and the most loved game in India is in its early days now. IPL have significant impact over cricket fans al ..

Football

Heineken presents the UEFA Champions League Trophy Tour

Heineken presents the UEFA Champions League Trophy Tour

Posted by: Vikram Kamboj on April 11th, 2017

As a part of its worldwide activation, Heineken® continued its Champion the Trophy campaign in India, as legendary footballer Luis Garcia unveiled the European ..

Tennis

I want to be remembered as someone who fought for the right things, on and off the court: Sania Mirza

I want to be remembered as someone who fought for the right things, on and off the court: Sania Mirza

Posted by: Atish Home Chowdhury on February 28th, 2017

Ace tennis player Sania Mirza is currently in Doha to participate in the ongoing Qatar Total Open tournament. Though the 30-year-old is quite vocal when it com ..

F1

Life Lessons learned from Sports & Fitness #TOSBDay

Life Lessons learned from Sports & Fitness #TOSBDay

Posted by: Vikram Kamboj on September 26th, 2016

Held on Sept 1st, The Outstanding Speakers’ Bureau (TOSB) Twinterview consisted of sports panelists such as Mark Gallagher (Public Speaker on F1 race), Shayam ..

Boxing

Boxing Federation of India successfully concludes AIBA Course and Examination

Boxing Federation of India successfully concludes AIBA Course and Examination

Posted by: Vikram Kamboj on February 24th, 2017

Rohtak, February 24, 2016: In continuation to produce the AIBA certified Coaches, Referees and Judges; Boxing Federation of India successfully organised the AIB ..

Other Sports

NBA launches network of International basketball schools

NBA launches network of International basketball schools

Posted by: Vikram Kamboj on April 8th, 2017

The National Basketball Association (NBA) today announced the launch of NBA Basketball School, a network of tuition-based basketball development programs around ..

One stop guide to all the latest sports news, reviews, opinions, fixtures and live scores from India and around the world.

Copyright © 2017 | The Sports Mirror