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Shashank Manohar again elected Chairman of International Cricket Council

Shashank Manohar again elected Chairman of International Cricket Council

Shashank Manohar has again been elected the independent chairman of the International Cricket Council (ICC). He was elected unopposed for the second term.

Independent Chairman of ICC:

Shashank Manohar was elected the independent chairman of the ICC for the first time in 2016.

In the last two years Manohar made several important improvements in the game. They overturned the 2014 resolution.

He implemented an amended governance framework, which included the appointment of the first independent woman director of the ICC. After that, Indra Nooyi was appointed the first independent woman director of the ICC.

 About Shashank Manohar

Shashank Manohar was elected the 29th President of the BCCI between September 25, 2008, and September 19, 2011.

When he was elected president of the BCCI. During this time India defeated Sri Lanka by 6 wickets in the last match and won the 2011 World Cup.

He was elected the first independent president of the International Cricket Council (ICC) on 12 May 2016.

He resigned from the post of BCCI President on May 10, 2016 to be elected to the post.

Election Process:

 According to the election process, each of the ICC directors is allowed to nominate a candidate.

Candidates should be current or former ICC directors.

Nominated is supported by two or more directors, he is considered worthy of contesting elections.

However, Shashank Manohar was the only candidate to be nominated. In such a scenario, audit committee Chairman Edward Quinnan announced the completion of the process and the election of Shashank Manohar.

Q.1 Who was elected as the Independent Chairman of International Cricket Council in 2018?
A. Jagmohan Dalmiya
B. Dave Richardson
C. Giles Clarke
D. Shashank Manohar
Answer...
Ans: Shashank Manohar

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