The ICC is most probably going to finish the nomination procedure to choose outgoing chairman Shashank Manohar’s replacement in the following week as it was all the while attempting to arrive at an agreement on some key issues.
The ICC Board met by means of video- conference on Thursday. It had a key point in the agenda, whether to approve a procedure that selects or elects the new Chairman.
“It was a good discussion on Chair process between the members. At least I am confident that by next week, we will have the entire process finalized,” an ICC Board member told PTI on anonymity.
Inquired why the date of nomination procedure couldn’t be focused in, the fellow said:
“There are still a few points that need to be clarified. Hopefully, we will reach a consensus by next week.”
The member additionally said that a member on T20 World Cup delay has been conceded till one month from now and it stays same.
“We had a lot of administrative issues that were discussed. I am not at liberty to divulge those,” the member said.
BCCI head Sourav Ganguly likely to contend
It is normal that the Ethics Officer of the ICC has updated the members on the examinations. It is with respect to leaks of classified emails before the meeting a month ago.
A large portion of the Board members weren’t prepared to disclose on what are the key areas of difference. It is comprehended that significant bone of dispute is whether it will be selection or election.
Former ECB director Colin Graves and BCCI head Sourav Ganguly are in dispute for the post yet it is improbable that both of them will go for election. Ganguly’s candidature isn’t confirmed till now
In any case, both would wish being a consistent contender for the top post.
A great deal will depend whether Supreme Court of India gives a date of hearing for the Interim Appeal documented by BCCI to guarantee that Ganguly and secretary Jay Shah’s chilling period is deferred off.