24.com – Cape Town – Former Proteas wicketkeeper Dave Richardson has announced that he will stepping down as Chief Executive of the International Cricket Council (ICC).

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  • Cape Town – Former Proteas wicketkeeper Dave Richardson has announced that he will stepping down as Chief Executive of the International Cricket Council (ICC).
  • In 2002, Richardson became the first person to hold the position of ICC General Manager – Cricket and was promoted as the Chief Executive in 2012.
  • “On behalf of the ICC Board, I would like to thank David for his service and commitment to cricket over the past 16 years and, particularly, over the last six years as CEO,” ICC Chairman Shashank Manohar said.
  • “His achievements speak for themselves, but in recent history the commercial success of the sport, his leadership of the ICC team and establishing greater context for international cricket are of particular note.
  • But for me, the end of the ICC Cricket World Cup next year is about right,” he said.


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