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Kapil to lead executive board of ICL

The other members of the Board include Kiran More, Tony Greig and Australian cricketer-turned-commentator Dean Jones.

cricket Updated: May 28, 2007 14:00 IST

Former India captain Kapil Dev will head the Executive Board of the breakaway Indian Cricket League (ICL), it was announced in Mumbai on Monday.

The other members of the Board include former stumper and ex-chief selector Kiran More, former England captain Tony Greg and Australian cricketer-turned-commentator Dean Jones.

While making the announcement, Himanshu Modi, Business Head of Zee Sports, said more positions would be finalised later.

Kapil said he was delighted to be associated with the league and would utilise his experience to nurture young talent.

"It's great pleasure to lead the Executive Board of the ICL, the first professional league. I will try and utilise my experience of motivating and guiding players, both as captain and coach, to take the young talent to the pinnacle of success," said country's lone World Cup winning captain.