The ICC Board of Administrators assembly on Monday ended up being a moist squib after they failed to achieve consensus over Shashank Manohar’s substitute as the following chairman of cricket’s international governing physique.
The only real agenda of Monday’s assembly was to finalise the nomination course of for the election however no breakthrough may very well be remodeled a unanimous selection to steer the Worldwide Cricket Council (ICC).
“Sure, there was no unanimity on plenty of points. Firstly, there’s a divided home on whether or not there must be easy majority or the present 2/third majority in a home of 17,” an ICC Board member advised PTI.
Nonetheless, the larger situation is lack of an appropriate face and there’s no readability but over BCCI president Sourav Ganguly throwing his hat within the ring.
Whereas Pakistan Cricket Board’s chief Ehsan Mani has already made it clear that he wouldn’t depart his dwelling board as instructed by Prime Minister Imran Khan, there are a number of candidates who’re harbouring ambitions of main the ICC.
“Colin Graves (England) is a powerful candidate however it might’t be mentioned that he’s favorite anymore. There are nations which will not help Graves.
“Equally, somebody like Dave Cameron (former Cricket West Indies president) might enter the fray with help of two unbiased administrators however might not get sufficient numbers. Ditto for Chris Nenzani (South Africa),” a former ICC Director, who’s abreast of the newest developments, mentioned.
The veteran administrator made it clear that at this level, no potential candidate has numbers to go the gap and that is the exact motive that the board isn’t in a position to provide you with an uniform election course of.
“The very best answer is to have a candidate acceptable to all and keep away from an election which creates a tense environment between member nations. However sure, I agree that by now, we should always have been in a position to finalise the nomination course of,” the official mentioned.