World Take a look at Championship Closing: ICC to induct ten legends from 5 eras in Corridor of Fame to mark inaugural summit conflict

World Take a look at Championship Closing: ICC to induct ten legends from 5 eras in Corridor of Fame to mark inaugural summit conflict

Dubai: The ICC will induct ten legends of the sport into their illustrious Corridor of Fame, with two gamers every from 5 eras, courting again to cricket’s early days, becoming a member of an present record of 93 of the world’s best.

The worldwide cricket physique on Thursday introduced a particular version of the ICC Corridor of Fame to coincide with the first-ever World Take a look at Championship last, to be contested between India and New Zealand, from 18 June in Southampton.

As many as 10 legends of the sport who’ve made a major contribution to the historical past of Take a look at cricket will probably be inducted to hitch the 93 gamers, who’re already within the illustrious record, taking the overall to 103.

“It’s an honour for us to announce a one-time induction of ten cricketing greats into the ICC Corridor of Fame to coincide with the first-ever last of the World Take a look at Championship in Southampton,” ICC appearing chief government Geoff Allardice stated in a launch.

“We’re celebrating the historical past of the sport and what higher means than to honour among the greats that based and performed the sport throughout completely different eras. These are all gamers with a legacy that can proceed to encourage future generations for years to come back.”

The particular consumption will see two gamers from every of the next 5 eras be part of the ranks of the world’s best gamers: Early Cricket Period (pre-1918), Inter-Warfare Cricket Period (1918-1945), Publish-Warfare Cricket Period (1946-1970), ODI Period (1971-1995), Trendy Cricket Period (1996-2016).

The ten legends inducted as a part of the particular version have been voted by the ICC Corridor of Fame Voting Academy, comprising residing Corridor of Fame members, a FICA (Federation of Worldwide Cricketer Affiliation) consultant, distinguished cricket journalists, and senior ICC figures.

The announcement will probably be made throughout a reside present streamed through ICC’s digital media channels.

The particular version ICC Corridor of Fame present will probably be hosted by Alan Wilkins and streamed reside on all ICC digital channels, together with Fb and YouTube on 13 June.


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