India’s Manohar elected unopposed as ICC chairman


India’s Shashank Manohar has been elected unopposed as the first independent chairman of the International Cricket Council (ICC), the governing body said on Thursday. Under reforms Manohar himself had initiated within the ICC as its former chief earlier this year, the chairman must be an independent candidate with no formal links to his home board. Manohar, who resigned as the president of the powerful Indian cricket board (BCCI) on Tuesday, commenced his two-year term at ICC with immediate effect. “It is an honour to be elected as the Chairman of the International Cricket Council and for that I am thankful…

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