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Zaheer Abbas confirmed as ICC president

Thu, Jun 25, 2015, 12:32 PM
Bridgetown (Barbados), June 25: Former Pakistan captain Zaheer Abbas assumed the office of International Cricket Council (ICC) president on Day 3 of the world cricket governing body's Annual Conference week here.

Zaheer began his one-year term and thanked the ICC Board and the Full Council for confirming his nomination.

"I feel truly honoured and humbled to be appointed as the president of the governing body of our great game. This is the sport which has given us friendship, respect, recognition and an opportunity to serve our countries in different capacities. Personally speaking, it has given me more than I can ever possibly repay," said Abbas.

"I am thankful to all of you for the support and confidence placed in me by confirming my nomination. I am also grateful to the Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) for proposing my candidacy. I assure you all that I will stand shoulder to shoulder with all the ICC Members as we continue to strive to inspire more and more people to fall in love with the game we cherish."

ICC chairman N. Srinivasan congratulated Zaheer on his appointment.
Agency: IANS

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