IMAGE: Director of South Africa Cricket Graeme Smith sponsored BCCI president Sourav Ganguly to helm the ICC when the elections are held in July this yr. : Stu Forster/Getty Photographs

As Cricket South Africa’s (CSA) director of cricket Graeme Smith sponsored former India skipper Sourav Ganguly to go the Global Cricket Council (ICC), the Proteas cricket frame on Thursday clarified its stand in regards to the elections of the ICC.

The commentary of CSA got here simply hours after Smith mentioned that Ganguly is perfectly situated to steer the ICC at the present level.

“We will have to admire each the ICC protocol and our personal protocol in deciding which candidate to again. There were no applicants nominated as but and as soon as such nominations were made the Board of CSA will take its resolution on the subject of its personal protocol and provides the chairman the mandate to work out his vote as an ICC Board Director accordingly,” CSA President and Chairman of the Board, Chris Nenzani mentioned in a respectable unencumber.

“We have now the absolute best regard for the reviews of our Director of Cricket, Graeme Smith, who’s a well-respected determine in international cricket and has already made an immense contribution in pleasing his mandate to make our cricket groups international leaders once more. This present day we do not wish to await any applicants who are also nominated for this essential place to steer the sport all of us love,” he added.

Ganguly is the president of the Board of Keep watch over for Cricket in India (BCCI). On the other hand, ICC’s present chairperson Shashank Manohar is predicted to step down in June and for the reason that publishes of chairman shall be vacant, Smith made up our minds to vouch for Ganguly.

ICC’s elections are slated to be held in July this yr and Smith mentioned having a former cricketer because the president of the ICC will assist everybody concerned.

Ganguly had turned out to be the president of the BCCI final yr in October final yr and he was once outstanding in making India play its first day-night Take a look at. India had performed its inaugural day-night Take a look at towards Bangladesh on the Eden Gardens final year.

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