Legends to attend seminar on development of Asian cricket

Published: Saturday, April 24, 2004, 23:33 [IST]
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Islamabad:Legendary former cricketers including Sir Clive Lloyd and Sunil Gavaskar and top International Cricket Council (ICC) officials would attend a seminar on the development of cricket in Asia organised by the Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) in association with Asian Cricket Council (ACC) in Lahore on May 9 and 10.

The list of former stars, from around the world, who have agreed to take part also includes Barry Richards, Greg Chappell and Ravi Shastri, local media reports said on Saturday.

Besides the ex-cricketers, the president and chief executive of the ICC, Ehsan Mani and Malcolm Speed would also attend the seminar.

The organisers has also invited Ted Anderson, Ross Turner, Peter Henlon and Matthew O'Connell, who are working with ICC and Cricket Australia (CA).

A total of 43 delegates, including the heads of the ACC member countries, would be attending the two-day seminar which will also include workshops. The heads of Cricket Boards of India, Sri Lanka, Bangladesh, Afghanistan, Nepal, Hong Kong, Malaysia, Thailand, Maldives, Bhutan, Oman, Bahrain, Singapore, Kuwait, Saudi Arabia, Iran and Brunei have so far confirmed their participation.

The ICC has also agreed to host its executive board meeting in Lahore in October during Zimbabwe's tour of Pakistan.

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