Cricket: Top executive to step down from post after 2019 ICC World Cup

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ICC Chief Executive, David Richardson announced his decision to step down from his post after the culmination of the 2019 ICC World Cup.

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Richardson held the position from 2012. The former South African cricketer was a part of the ICC since 2002. Richardson revealed the thought behind the decision of quitting after the end of the mega event. Here’s what he said:

” The hardest thing as a cricketer is knowing when the time is right to retire. But for me, the end of the ICC Cricket World Cup next year is about right,”

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The Chief Executive also went on to say that he is proud of the growth that the gentleman’s game has managed to attain. He said:

“I have thoroughly enjoyed my time at the ICC and I am particularly pleased with what we have achieved in recent times in creating a greater context for all formats of the game and securing increased opportunities and clear pathways for all members to play at the highest level. “

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