Mike Hesson, Belinda Clark and Kyle Coetzer Join ICC Cricket Committee
Former Australian women’s captain and ICC Cricket Hall of Famer, Belinda Clark, Scottish skipper Kyle Coetzer and Kiwi national coach Mike Hesson got appointed to the ICC Cricket Committee. Clark replaces Clare Connor, as the women’s cricket representative.
Coetzer replaces Ireland’s Kevin O’Brien, as the Associate Members representative while Hesson has stepped in place of former Australian coach, Darren Lehmann.
Each of the three members got appointed on a three-year term. Former India captain and coach, Anil Kumble is the chairman of the committee while ex-England skipper, Andrew Struss and Mahela Jayawardene are past player representatives.
Mike Hesson dons a new cap
Clark-led Australia to World Cup wins in 1997 and 2005. She had played 15 Tests and 118 ODIs as well.
Coetzer played 49 ODIs and 39 T20Is. Hesson is currently the coach of the New Zealand team. The Blackcaps made their maiden appearance in a World Cup final in 2015 under his coaching.
The ICC Cricket Committee is:
Chairman – Anil Kumble (former India captain)
Ex-Officio – Shashank Manohar (ICC Chairman) and David Richardson (ICC Chief Executive)
Past Player representatives – Andrew Strauss (former England captain); Mahela Jayawardena (former Sri Lanka captain)
Current Player representatives – Rahul Dravid (former India captain); Tim May (former Australia off-spinner and ex-CEO of FICA)
Full Member team coach representative – Mike Hesson (New Zealand team coach)
Associate Members representative – Kyle Coetzer (Scotland captain)
Women’s Cricket representative – Belinda Clark (Former Australia captain, ICC Cricket Hall of Famer and two-time World Cup winning captain)
Full Member representative – David White (NZC chief executive)
Media representative – Shaun Pollock (former South Africa captain and a respected commentator)
Umpires’ representative – Richard Kettleborough (member of the Emirates Elite Panel of ICC Umpires)
Referees’ representative – Ranjan Madugalle (ICC chief match referee and former Sri Lanka captain)
MCC representative – John Stephenson (MCC’s Head of Cricket)
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