The ICC’s annual quarterly assembly started on Monday.© AFP
The ICC’s Board of Administrators might be concerned about a three-round balloting procedure to elect the following unbiased chairman between Greg Barclay and Imran Khwaja in case the magic determine of 11 isn’t reached on the first depend. The ICC’s annual quarterly assembly started on Monday and the digital balloting procedure will contain the 16 board of administrators — 12 from complete member (Check enjoying countries), 3 affiliate nations and one unbiased feminine director (Indra Nooyi of PepsiCo). Barclay of New Zealand or Khwaja of Singapore will want a minimum of 11 votes (2/third majority) to win the elections however with a fractured mandate, it’ll be tricky for both to get a two-third majority.
In keeping with a document in ESPNcricinfo, there will likely be 3 rounds of balloting. “If neither candidate will get that selection of votes (after first around), every other around of balloting will happen – possibly later this week.”
“Will have to that still no longer throw up a winner, a last around of balloting will happen. If there is not any two-thirds majority after that, then it’s believed that Khwaja will likely be appointed the brand new chairman for a stipulated duration. Votes are being forged electronically,” the web site reported.
It’s understood that India together with SENA nations (South Africa, England, New Zealand and Australia) are set to vote for Barclay, who backs groups enjoying extra bilateral collection which fits the monetary fashion of those forums in harsh financial local weather.
Khwaja, alternatively, has the backing of Pakistan Cricket Board leader Ehsan Mani and the previous Singapore cricket board leader is an recommend of accelerating ICC occasions which is able to build up the earnings pool of affiliate countries. Khwaja is lately the intervening time chairman since Shashank Manohar determined towards looking for a 3rd time period as chairman.
The Singapore based totally legal professional is referred to as a Manohar confidant throughout the ICC circles.
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