Business of playing cricket, ICC will discuss

Published: Sunday, August 28, 2005, 23:53 [IST]
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Dubai:The ICC chief executives' Committee is expected to take a host of decisions on the "business of playing cricket" as it meets at its new office premises here.

The two-day meeting will see CEC take decisions on a range of matters relating to the playing of cricket as well as making recommendations on the business of cricket for consideration by the ICC Board, a press release said today.

These recommendations will include proposals emanating from the ICC Scheduling Summit earlier in the week as well as consideration of the match schedule for next year's ICC U-19 Cricket World Cup in Sri Lanka; discussions on the role of Twenty20 cricket in the international arena and discussions relating to the potential ranking of non-Test playing countries.

The meeting will also be presented with progress reports on the Johnnie Walker Super Series and the ICC Awards 2005, both of which will take place in Australia this October.

The CEC is chaired by ICC chief executive, Malcolm Speed, and attended by ICC president, Ehsan Mani, ICC Cricket Committee chairman, Sunil Gavaskar, and ICC General Manager Cricket, David Richardson.Indian Cricket Board secretary S K Nair will be among a host of delegates who would attend the meeting.

The recommendations of CEC, which meets three times a year, will be considered by the ICC Board, which will meet in Sydney in October.

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