The International Cricket Council (ICC) currently reliable that David Richardson will step down as ICC Chief Executive when his agreement expires after 2019 ODI World Cup in England.
Richardson has already intimated a tellurian physique that he will not find an extension. The former South Africa wicketkeeper assimilated as General Manager (Cricket Operations) behind in 2002 and was promoted as Chief Executive in 2012 after Haroon Lorgat quit.
It is learnt that a tellurian recruitment routine will shortly get underway to brand Richardson’s probable successor.
ICC Chairman Shashank Manohar said: On interest of a ICC Board, we would like to appreciate David for his use and joining to cricket over a past 16 years and, particularly, over a final 6 years as CEO.
David will be missed by everybody in a game, though this is an event for a ICC to expostulate brazen a new tellurian expansion strategy, that David has played an constituent partial in developing, underneath new leadership. A tellurian recruitment routine will now get underway to brand a right chairman to lead a ICC, Manohar added.
Richardson said: The hardest thing as a cricketer is meaningful when a time is right to retire. But for me, a finish of a ICC Cricket World Cup subsequent year is about right. we have entirely enjoyed my time during a ICC and we am quite gratified with what we have achieved in new times in formulating larger context for all formats of a diversion and securing increasing opportunities and transparent pathways for all Members to play during a top level.
I will positively do all we can over a subsequent 12 months to safeguard that we finish a work on a new tellurian plan for cricket directed during flourishing a diversion both in a normal and new markets, and, in sold put on a World Cup that does a diversion proud.
I would like to appreciate a ICC Chairman and a stream house of directors and Member Chief Executives for their support and of march to my comparison group and all of a ICC staff who are so dedicated to a good sport.
It will be engaging to note as to what kind of form ICC would be looking during for Richardson’s successor. There have been a few really successful CEO’s who have worked or are operative with high form cricket play like Australia, India, England.