Greg Barkley has been elected the new independent chairman of the International Cricket Council (ICC) and will succeed Shashank Manohar, who stepped down earlier this year.
Barkley, a commercial attorney from Auckland, has been the director of New Zealand Cricket (NZC) since 2012 and currently represents the NZC on the board of the International Cricket Council.
Barkley was the director of the ICC Men’s Cricket World Cup 2015 and is a former board member and president of the Northern Cricket Association.
“I am honored to have been elected President of the International Cricket Council and I would like to thank my fellow ICC directors for their support. I hope we can come together to lead the sport and get out of the global pandemic in “I take my position as a keeper of the game very seriously and I am committed to working on behalf of all 104 ICC members to create a sustainable future for our sport.”