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Wasim Khan Appointed as ICC General Manager of Cricket

Former Pakistan cricketer Wasim Khan has been appointed as the ICC General Manager – Cricket on Friday(April 22, 2022).

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Khan takes over as General Manager from Geoff Allardice, who had been served in the position for eight years before his recent promotion to ICC’s Chief Executing Officer.

Wasim had served as the Chief Executive Officer of the Pakistan Cricket Board. He was appointed on a three-year contract but he stepped down from the position four months before his tenure was to officially end. He had also been the CEO of Leicestershire County Cricket Club and Chance to Shine previously.

Speaking about his new role, Wasim said: “I am honoured to be joining the ICC, I can’t wait to get started and work in partnership with our Members to strengthen and grow our sport. I’m particularly excited by the ICC’s commitment to the growth of the women’s game, and I look forward to playing my part in really accelerating that growth over the next decade.”

Meanwhile, Allardice welcomed Khan to ICC, saying that he will bring in-depth knowledge of the sport.

Outgoing General Manager Allardice added: “I am delighted to welcome Wasim to the ICC. He brings an in-depth knowledge of our sport and its stakeholders and his first-hand experience of the international cricket landscape will be of enormous benefit as we implement the ICC global growth strategy and move forward into a new events cycle.”

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