Dubai: ICC chairman Shashank Manohar, who stepped down from his role last week, has made a U-turn and will continue as the body’s chairman.
ICC on Friday announced that former BCCI president Manohar has decided to take back his resignation following an ICC Board resolution to request him to remain in post was passed with overwhelming support.
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In a statement ICC said, “In a significant show of support for Mr Manohar the Board asked him to withdraw his resignation or at the very least defer it until the ongoing process relating to governance and financial restructuring are completed.”
Speaking on the decision Manohar said: “I respect the sentiments expressed by the Directors and the confidence they have reposed in me. In the light of this, and although my decision to depart due to personal reasons has not changed, I am willing to continue as Chairman till the responsibility as per the resolution is complete.
“I have duty to work with my colleagues to enable a smooth transition and continue our work on the governance of the ICC.”