Anil Kumble who was appointed as Chairman in 2012 also got a three-year extension till 2018.

Dravid Jayawardena inducted into ICC Cricket Committee
news ICC Committee Friday, May 13, 2016 - 15:50

Former captains, Rahul Dravid of India and Sri Lanka’s Mahela Jayawardena, on Friday were inducted into the International Cricket Council’s (ICC) Cricket Committee.

Anil Kumble who was appointed as Chairman in 2012 also got a three-year extension till 2018.

As per an ICC media release, Dravid along with Tim May have been elected as current player representatives in place of Kumar Sangakkara and Laxman Sivaramakrishnan who have completed their three-year terms. Jayawardena has been appointed as a past player representative replacing Mark Taylor who completed his three-year term.

Three-time ICC Umpire of the Year Richard Kettleborough has been appointed as umpires’ representative replacing Steve Davis in the committee, who retired last year.

Geoff Allardice, who administers the ICC Cricket Committee meeting, said: “I want to thank Mark Taylor, Kumar Sangakkara, Laxman Sivaramakrishnan and Steve Davis for their significant contribution to this committee.

“I welcome Rahul Dravid, Mahela Jayawardena, Tim May and Richard Kettleborough, and I am confident that these highly credentialed individuals will carry on the good work of their predecessors to make the sport even more competitive and attractive.”

The ICC Cricket Committee can give suggestions on cricket playing issues to the Chief Executives’ Committee (CEC).

 

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