Revamp model is legally sound: International Cricket Council tells Sri Lanka Cricket

Apart from Sri Lanka Cricket, Cricket South Africa and the Pakistan Cricket Board are also unhappy with the proposals that will give a major say to BCCI, ECB and Cricket Australia in the running of the game.

updated: February 07, 2014 23:47 IST
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Singapore: Responding to opposition from Sri Lanka Cricket (SLC) to the proposed changes in the International Cricket Council's structure, ICC's head of legal affairs Iain Higgins has said that the revamp model was "legally sound" and member boards can vote against it should it be brought to vote during tomorrow's Board meeting in Singapore.

On Wednesday, SLC president Jayantha Dharmadasa wrote to Higgins after a special meeting of the SLC stakeholders voted unanimously against the revised proposals presented to the ICC directors at the ICC Board meeting on January 28. (India, England and Australia close to becoming 'Big Three')

According to Cricinfo, Higgins has replied to Dharamdasa, saying that "the proposals themselves could be "considered" within the ICC's "Memorandum and Articles of Association" and members are free to express their opposition.

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