Manu Sawhney took over as ICC CEO after the 2019 World Cup.© ICC
The under-fire ICC chief govt Manu Sawhney didn’t seem for his scheduled in-house disciplinary listening to on allegations of “abrasive behaviour”. Sawhney, whose place within the international physique has change into untenable after a Worth WaterHouse Coopers inside audit discovered him at fault with reference to how he ran the organisation. “Manu hasn’t appeared for his listening to earlier than the disciplinary committee of ICC. He’s inside his authorized rights and has exercised that. The board will now resolve his destiny. However, sure he has little or no assist in that board room,” a senior official of the ICC member board informed PTI on the situation of anonymity.
Sawhney has been despatched on indefinite depart after a majority of the ICC employees, headquartered in Dubai, discovered his behaviour “unacceptable” and gave their testimonies in the course of the inside investigations.
Whereas the board will meet on March 30 and 31 to debate a bunch of points, it’s unlikely that any main selections could be taken at these conferences.
Nonetheless, it’s understood that no concrete choice is anticipated on problems with bids being invited for conducting ICC occasions in the course of the subsequent cycle.
“A closing choice might not be taken but however the proposal is unlikely to see gentle of the day with out BCCI, ECB and CA approval. It may’t occur. Ditto for flagship tourney yearly in subsequent 8 12 months cycle,” a supply mentioned.
Jay Shah raises difficulty of ‘Delicate Sign’ at CEC meet BCCI secretary Jay Shah has raised his cricket board’s objection concerning the Umpires Delicate Sign which has created a good quantity of confusion in the course of the India-England T20I sequence lately.
India captain Virat Kohli has already expressed his apprehensions concerning the Umpires Name and comfortable sign throughout his media interactions.
“The BCCI secretary, in the course of the CEC meet, has spoken about what their group feels concerning the Delicate Sign.”