Former Australia women’s captain Belinda Clark, New Zealand coach Mike Hesson and Scotland captain Kyle Coetzer have been appointed to the ICC Cricket Committee – for a three-year team each – which will convene in Mumbai on May 28 and 29. Among the topics for discussion at the annual meeting are the playing conditions for the Test Championship in 2019, the scrapping of the toss and day-night Tests.

Clark has replaced Clare Connor, who completed her third three-year term on the committee. Hesson replaced Darren Lehmann, who was declared ineligible after he resigned as Australia’s coach following the Test series against South Africa. Coetzer was brought in for Kevin O’Brien as the Associate Members representative. O’Brien was ineligible after Ireland achieved Full Member status. Incidentally, O’Brien was the Man of the Match for his 118 against Pakistan in Ireland’s first Test, earlier this month.

Committee members

Chairman: Anil Kumble

Ex-Officio: Shashank Manohar (ICC Chairman) and David Richardson (ICC Chief Executive)

Past Player representatives: Andrew Strauss and Mahela Jayawardena

Current Player representatives: Rahul Dravid and Tim May

Full Member team coach representative: Mike Hesson

Associate Members representative: Kyle Coetzer

Women’s Cricket representative: Belinda Clark

Full Member representative: David White (NZC chief executive)

Media representative: Shaun Pollock

Umpires’ representative: Richard Kettleborough

Referees’ representative: Ranjan Madugalle

MCC representative: John Stephenson (MCC’s Head of Cricket)

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