Dave Cameron. (Photograph by Matthew Lewis-ICC/ICC by way of Getty Photos)
KINGSTON: Former Cricket West Indies (CWI) boss Dave Cameron has thrown his hat within the ring to succeed India’s Shashank Manohar as the subsequent ICC chairman.
The USA Cricket Corridor of Fame lately wrote to Manohar, indicating that they want to advocate Cameron to the highest put up of the Worldwide Cricket Council.
“I consider we have to discover a sustainable monetary mannequin the place groups can earn by advantage,” Cameron, who served as CWI president from 2013 to 2019, was quoted as saying by ‘Jamaica Gleaner’.
“The large three India, Australia and England have all of the occasions, the viewers and the most important economic system, however the smaller nations should at all times be coming again to the ICC for monetary assist, so what we wish to occur will not be equal share of revenues, however equitable share,” stated Cameron.
The previous CWI president will want two nominations to remain within the fray and it’s not clear if he’ll obtain the assist from CWI chief Ricky Skerritt, who had changed him on the helm, and had a public spat with him.
Manohar will relinquish the put up when his time period ends this 12 months, paving the way in which for the brand new chairman to formally take over the place. The ICC’s Annual Basic Assembly is scheduled on the finish of July.
England and Wales Cricket Board (ECB) chief Colin Grave is at the moment the front-runner for the highest put up and BCCI president Sourav Ganguly‘s identify have additionally been doing the rounds.
Cameron stated if he will get to change into the ICC chairman, he’ll wish to take the game to the USA.
“The general cricket construction wants change and must be checked out from completely different lenses. There may be large alternative within the Americas which has big economies which might be untapped, and we have to take a look at the cricket world from a distinct set of eyes,” stated Cameron.
“We’re nonetheless making an attempt to suit Take a look at cricket, T20, ODIs and world occasions into the identical 12 months with extra groups, and I feel there’s a approach to take a look at that to create more cash with fewer occasions and to permit extra gamers to take part within the international sport.”