BCCI secretary Jay Shah’s tenure as president of the Asian Cricket Council (ACC) was on Saturday unanimously prolonged by a 12 months at its annual normal assembly right here. Shah had taken over the reins of the ACC in January final 12 months from Bangladesh Cricket Board (BCB) president Nazmul Hassan, making him the youngest administrator to be re-appointed as ACC president.
Addressing the AGM, Shah mentioned the ACC’s key focus can be to hold ahead the event of the game within the area.
“We stay dedicated in direction of guaranteeing the all-round improvement of cricket within the area, particularly carrying ahead the pioneering work in girls’s cricket and the a number of grassroot tournaments the ACC conducts within the area across the 12 months,” Shah mentioned.
“The pandemic hopefully is behind us and I’m eager that we adapt, innovate and assist the ACC develop from energy to energy from hereon,” he added.
Shah’s extension was proposed by Sri Lanka Cricket (SLC) president Shammi Silva and the nomination was backed unanimously by all of the members of the ACC.
“I want to thank all of my esteemed colleagues on the ACC for reposing their religion in me and contemplating me worthy to hold on all of the work we had begun,” Shah mentioned.
“I humbly settle for this honour and I’m dedicated to working onerous with a view to organise, develop and promote our beloved sport of cricket within the area, aiding the ACC to steadily develop in stature,” he added.