Sri Lanka Cricket president, Jayantha Dharmadasa has been appointed as the president of the Asian Cricket Council (ACC). Dharmadasa took over from suspended BCCI president and newly named ICC chairman N Srinivasan with immediate effect, and now he will be heading the body for two years.
This is second time Dharmadasa’s was given the charge of the ACC with previously lead ACC from 2006 to 2007.
Srinivasan’s term will be ending this year and the change in leadership had no connection with Srinivasan taking over as the new ICC chairman. The ACC presidency is assigned on a rotational basis among the four Full Member nations, India, Pakistan, Sri Lanka and Bangladesh. This time it was Sri Lanka’s turn.