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Botswana cricket official elected to ICC committee

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Botswana Cricket Association (BCA) secretary for fixtures and publicity Sumod Damodar has been elected into the International Cricket Council (ICC) Chief Executives Committee (CEC), APA leant here on Sunday.Damodar, who becomes Botswana’s first representative in one of the highest structures of the ICC, was voted into the CEC at the recent ICC Annual Conference in London, United Kingdom.

The BCA official was among six candidates contesting for the three elective positions in the CEC. He was voted alongside Neil Speight of Bermuda and Betty Timmer of Netherlands.

The BCA described the election as a milestone for cricket’s developing countries. 

It said it was “proud of this achievement as this enhances a stronger presence at the global level for Botswana, Africa and for all developing cricketing nations” and wished Damodar every success in his new assignment.

“This is a proud moment for Botswana and cricket’s developing countries. Usually, it is the representatives of the prominent cricketing countries who make it into the CEC, so, this is some great news,” BCA chief executive Girish Ramakrishna said.

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