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Shasank Manohar elected unopposed independent president of ICC

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Published on 12 May 2016 7:14 AM GMT

Shasank Manohar elected unopposed independent president of ICC
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Mumbai: Former Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) president Shashak Manohar has been elected as the first independent chairman of the International Cricket Council (ICC).

Manohar was elected unopposed by the world body.

He had resigned this week as the president of the Board of Control for Cricket in India and had also stepped down as the interim chairman of the ICC.

According to ICC rules, an independent chairman cannot hold two positions as a cricket head.

The Fifty-eight-year-old Manohar is a senior lawyer based in Nagpur.

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