Shashank Manohar's time period as International Cricket Council (ICC) chairman will finish this month. In the present state of affairs, it might additionally occur that Manohar's tenure is prolonged by two months. But Cricket South Africa (CSA) Director of Cricket Graeme Smith has endorsed BCCI President Sourav Ganguly's identify for the post of ICC Chairman. <! –
Smith's assist was additionally supported by his chief government, Jack Fall, who stated he had no drawback with the Indian coming to the post of ICC chief, although he would want approval from his prime officers.
Smith's open endorsement of Ganguly is a brand new turning level as former England and Wales Cricket Board (ECB) chairman Coleen Graves was nonetheless a robust contender.
Smith's open endorsement of Ganguly is a brand new turning level as former England and Wales Cricket Board chairman Colin Graves was nonetheless a robust contender.
'It can be implausible to see Ganguly within the position of ICC President'
"It will be fantastic for us to see a cricketer like Sourav Ganguly in the role of ICC President," Smith advised reporters on Thursday.
The former South African captain stated, 'I believe it will likely be good for the sport as properly, it will likely be good for the fashionable sport as properly. He understands this, he has performed cricket to a excessive degree, he’s revered and his management potential can be necessary for this.
Gower additionally supported CSA
Before the CSA's endorsement, former England captain David Gower additionally named the previous India captain the proper man to change into the ICC President. Smith stated that Ganguly's sports activities understanding would assist him within the post of the president of the world physique.
He stated, 'I believe in our sport, captaincy is necessary for advancing and I believe that individual of that degree understands the fashionable sport and the challenges forward as in comparison with the opposite one that occupies this post. '
Ganguly has not been in talks for fairly a while and isn’t able to share his future plans, though technically his time period as BCCI president expires in June in response to the brand new structure beneath which he would be the state and nationwide He will full six consecutive years as an officer within the group.