BCCI secretary Jay Shah’s tenure as president of the Asian Cricket Council (ACC) was on Saturday unanimously extended by a year to the 2024 Annual General Meeting (AGM). The decision was taken in the Annual General Meeting was held between the member countries of the ACC at Colombo on Saturday (March 19).
The official Twitter handle of the Asian Cricket Council (ACC) sent out a tweet confirming the extension of Jay Shah’s tenure for another year. He will hold onto the post till AGM 2024.
“The ACC Members unanimously decided that the tenure of Mr. @JayShah as ACC President and that of the Executive Board along with its Committees will continue until the 2024 AGM,” ACC tweeted.
Jay Shah was appointed as the ACC president in January 2021, who had taken from Bangladesh Cricket Board (BCB) president Nazmul Hassan, making him the youngest administrator to be re-appointed as ACC president.
Addressing the AGM, the ACC President, Mr Jay Shah, said, “I would like to thank all of my esteemed colleagues at the ACC for reposing their faith in me and considering me worthy to carry on all the work we had begun. I humbly accept this honour and am committed to working hard with a view to organize, develop and promote our beloved sport of cricket in the region, aiding the ACC to steadily grow in stature.”
“We remain committed towards ensuring the all-round development of cricket in the region, especially carrying forward the pioneering work in women’s cricket and the multiple grassroot tournaments the ACC conducts in the region around the year. The pandemic hopefully is behind us and I am keen that we adapt, innovate and help the ACC grow from strength to strength from hereon,” he added.
Meanwhile, the Asian Cricket Council has also been decided that the Asia Cup 2022 will be held in Sri Lanka between August 27 and September 11.