ICC welcomed USA Cricket as its newest member

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Sources from Dubai stated that following the
expulsion of USACA a couple of years ago, the International Cricket Council
(ICC) welcomed USA Cricket as its newest member. As per ICC statement, USA
Cricket’s application to become the 93rd Associate Member in accordance with
the ICC Constitution was approved by ICC Members following the Membership
Committee’s recommendation to the ICC Board late last year and is implemented
with immediate effect.

Furthermore as a Member of the ICC, USA Cricket is
now eligible to receive funding in accordance with the ICC Development Funding
Policy and can sanction domestic and international cricket in the United
States. Reportedly after welcoming the new body, ICC Chief Executive David
Richardson said “This is the culmination of a great deal of hard work and I
would like to congratulate the Chair of USA Cricket, Paraag Marathe, and the
Board, on this important milestone and wish them all the very best for the
future.”

Moreover USA Cricket Board Chair Paraag Marathe
said: “USA Cricket was established to bring together the cricket community in
the United States, develop the game and unlock the sport’s undoubted potential
for growth. Today’s confirmation that it is the ICC’s newest member is a
significant staging post on that journey.”



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