Published On: Fri, May 13th, 2016

BCCI welcomes appointment of Kumble and Dravid in ICC

New Delhi: The BCCI today welcomed the extension of Anil Kumble’s term as ICC Cricket Committee Chairman for another three years and Rahul Dravid’s appointment to the top panel.

BCCI Secretary Anurag Thakur.

BCCI Secretary Anurag Thakur.

Former India captain Kumble was today reappointed as Committee chairman for a second term of three years while his one-time team-mate and batting great Dravid was named as its member.

BCCI secretary Anurag Thakur said: “It is indeed a matter of great pride that the two stalwarts of Indian Cricket Mr.

Anil Kumble and Mr. Rahul Dravid have been named in the ICC Cricket Committee.

“The three-year extension to Mr. Kumble s term as the Chairman and the appointment of Mr. Dravid to the Committee is a testimony to the fact both BCCI and the ICC want to protect the interest of the game and use the services of the best,” he said.

“Mr. Dravid, who has been coaching the India A and India Under 19 teams, will be a great value addition to the committee. His experience both as a cricketer and as a coach will come in handy. I take this opportunity to congratulate both these gentlemen,” he added.


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