ICC Chairman’s election may function three rounds of voting: Report | Cricket Information

DUBAI: The ICC’s Board of Administrators could possibly be concerned in a three-round voting course of to elect the following impartial chairman between Greg Barclay and Imran Khwaja in case the magic determine of 11 will not be reached on the first depend.
The ICC’s annual quarterly assembly started on Monday and the digital voting course of will contain the 16 board of administrators — 12 from full member (Take a look at enjoying nations), three affiliate nations and one impartial feminine director (Indra Nooyi of PepsiCo).
Barclay of New Zealand or Khwaja of Singapore will want at the least 11 votes (2/third majority) to win the elections however with a fractured mandate, it is going to be tough for both to get a two-third majority.
In keeping with a report in ESPNcricinfo, there shall be three rounds of voting.
“If neither candidate will get that variety of votes (after first spherical), one other spherical of voting will happen – most certainly later this week.
“Ought to that additionally not throw up a winner, a remaining spherical of voting will happen. If there isn’t any two-thirds majority after that, then it’s believed that Khwaja shall be appointed the brand new chairman for a stipulated interval. Votes are being solid 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 mannequin of those boards in harsh financial local weather.
Khwaja, however, has the backing of Pakistan Cricket Board chief Ehsan Mani and the previous Singapore cricket board chief is an advocate of accelerating ICC occasions which is able to enhance the income pool of affiliate nations.
Khwaja is presently the interim chairman since Shashank Manohar determined towards searching for a 3rd time period as chairman.
The Singapore based mostly lawyer is called a Manohar confidant throughout the ICC circles.

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