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VVS Laxman appointed to ICC Men’s Cricket Committee alongwith Daniel Vettori

Jul 27, 2022 08:03 AM IST

VVS Laxman, who is also the head of the National Cricket Academy, has been appointed to the men's Cricket Committee, the ICC said on Tuesday.  

India batting great VVS Laxman has been appointed to the International Cricket Council's (ICC) Men's Cricket Committee, cricket's global governing body said on Tuesday. Laxman and former New Zealand captain Daniel Vettori has been appointed as current player representatives.

Laxman had coached the Indian team in Ireland.(Action Images via Reuters)
Laxman had coached the Indian team in Ireland.(Action Images via Reuters)

Laxman is also heads the National Cricket Academy in India and had recently coached the team in their two-match T20I series in Ireland. “Daniel Vettori and VVS Laxman have also been appointed to the ICC Men’s Cricket Committee as current player representatives, while Roger Harper has been appointed as the second past player representative, joining Sri Lanka's Mahela Jayawardena,” said the ICC in its statement on its Annual Conference in Birmingham.

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The ICC also said in the statement that India will host the 2025 Women's World Cup, making it the first time in over a decade that the country will be hosting the tournament. The World Cup will be one of four women's tournaments will take place in four years, starting with the ICC Women's T20 World Cup 2024, which will take place in Bangladesh.

This will be the first time that Bangladesh will be hosting a major ICC women's tournament and the second time it will be hosting a T20 World Cup. The tournament will be held between September-October, and comprise 10 teams playing 23 matches,” said the ICC.

“A year later, the action will move to India for the ICC Women's Cricket World Cup 2025. The tournament will be India's fifth hosting an ICC Women's tournament, with four tournaments so far being ICC Women's World Cups. Eight teams will compete in the tournament, making up a total of 31 matches.”

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