Former Australia women’s captain Belinda Clark, current New Zealand coach Mike Hesson and Scottish captain Kyle Coetzer have been appointed to ICC Cricket Committee for next three years.
All three will have their first duty on May 28 and 29 in annual meeting in Mumbai. World Test Championship, Day-Night Tests, scrapping of coin toss and Spirit of Cricket are the notable topics for the meeting.
Coetzer replaced Ireland’s Kevin O’Brien as Associate Members representative. O’Brien was ineligible for the post as Ireland were handed Test status. O’Brien smashed a hundred in Ireland’s inaugural Test against Pakistan this month.
Daren Lehmann was unavailable for Full Member team coach representative post after he resigned as Australia head coach following Newlands scandal. Clark has replaced Clare Connor as Women’s Cricket representative.
The ICC Cricket Committee:
Chairman – Anil Kumble (former India captain)
Ex-Officio – Shashank Manohar (ICC Chairman) and David Richardson (ICC Chief Executive)
Past Player representatives – Andrew Strauss (former England captain); Mahela Jayawardena (former Sri Lanka captain)
Current Player representatives – Rahul Dravid (former India captain); Tim May (former Australia off-spinner and ex-CEO of FICA)
Full Member team coach representative – Mike Hesson (New Zealand team coach)
Associate Members representative – Kyle Coetzer (Scotland captain)
Women’s Cricket representative – Belinda Clark (Former Australia captain, ICC Cricket Hall of Famer and two-time World Cup winning captain)
Full Member representative – David White (NZC chief executive)
Media representative – Shaun Pollock (former South Africa captain and a respected commentator)
Umpires’ representative – Richard Kettleborough (member of the Emirates Elite Panel of ICC Umpires)
Referees’ representative – Ranjan Madugalle (ICC chief match referee and former Sri Lanka captain)
MCC representative – John Stephenson (MCC’s Head of Cricket)