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Manohar Persuaded To Remain ICC Chair Until At Least June

Published in SportsBusiness Daily Global on 03 / 27 / 17

Nine days after resigning as chair of the Int'l Cricket Council citing "personal reasons," Shashank Manohar is "back at the helm, at least temporarily," according to Mike Atherton of the LONDON TIMES. Manohar has been "persuaded to stay on until June to help to push through the significant governa...

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