Lack of management in ICC is disappointing: FICA head Heath Mills | Cricket Information

NEW DELHI: Ruing the dearth of efficient management on the ICC, international gamers’ physique FICA stated on Saturday that it is extremely “disappointing” that the highest cricket physique has not but figured a course of to elect the subsequent chairman.
The ICC Board is but to achieve unanimity on whether or not the subsequent chairman will probably be elected by easy majority or the prevailing two-third majority of the 17-strong board members.
England and Wales Cricket Board’s outgoing chairman Colin Graves stays favorite though BCCI president Sourav Ganguly might be a contender if he reveals curiosity which hasn’t been the case until now.
“It’s a very disappointing state of affairs in the meanwhile with the dearth of management at worldwide degree in our sport. It’s a very poor reflection on the sport truly. The earlier chairman (Shashank Manohar) stepped down a few months in the past now, however previous to that I am unsure how engaged he was there for a while,” FICA head Heath Mills advised ESPN Cricinfo.
Lack of decisive management and absence of impartial administrators, save one (Indra Nooyi of Pepsico), who can have a impartial perspective is the largest motive for this delay, feels Mills.
“And sadly it seems that the ICC Board cannot even organise itself to find out a course of to elect a brand new chairman, not to mention appoint somebody.
“It’s actually disappointing particularly at this specific juncture in time after we want international management given the continued impression of Covid-19 on many nations and the actual fact the present occasions cycle ends in a few years,” Mills stated.
Mills stated that each board member is worried about their respective nation’s pursuits than interested by ICC’s profit.
“It simply makes you suspicious of what is going on within the background and that individuals are performing in self-interest as we have seen so many occasions prior to now. It is simply extra of the identical and it’s unhappy,” Mills stated.
Mills stated that it’s excessive time that one takes a have a look at the governance construction.
“Possibly it is time have a look at the governance construction. There are 17 [directors] on the ICC Board and solely one among them is impartial at second.
“So, after all, you’re in all probability going to get that dynamic the place folks act in their very own curiosity and never in what’s finest for the game globally.”

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