Greg Barclay and Imran Khwaja will compete once again at the ICC Chairman elections

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    Latest reports suggest that Greg Barclay and Imran Khwaja will clash once again for the International Cricket Council (ICC) Chairman position. Barclay is the ongoing ICC Chairman and he will be running again for the Chairman’s position. However, there’s no confirmation from Khwaja’s side.

    Khwaja is going to be nominated for the Chairman elections that will take place in ICC’s meeting in Melbourne in November. Khwaja has been the board director at ICC for long period of time and is the interim chairman in 2020. The chairman election will take place as soon as the semi-final fixtures of the ongoing T20 World Cup in Australia.

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    Greg Barclay and Imran Khwaja will compete once again at the ICC Chairman elections

    The last date to file the nominations got closed on Tuesday on October 18 but the names of candidates haven’t been revealed. Barclay is interested to run be the chairman once again as the ICC Chairman.“I am available for re-election if members want,” Barclay told.

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    Barclay had earlier won the Chairman elections in 2020 after defeating Khwaja by 11-5. The BCCI voted for Barclay and the number difference shows his influence of him. In the first round, Barclay bagged 10 votes and Khwaja got six in the first round during the 2020 elections. A winner needs to have two-thirds of the votes to win the chairman position.

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    In the second round, Cricket South Africa voted for Barclay and made him win. ICC modified its constitution for the chairman election process. Now, the candidate can win the election with a simple majority of nine votes from seventeen members. The candidate needs to be proposed by the ICC Board and a second director needs to support him.

    BCCI’s vote is crucial this time and from India, nobody will be contesting for the elections

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