The previous Australia captain was confirmed on the FICA Govt Committee assembly held in Nyon, Switzerland. She is going to take up a place that has beforehand been held by former South Africa batter Barry Richards, former West Indies allrounder Jimmy Adams, and most not too long ago by former England batter Vikram Solanki.
“I am extraordinarily honoured and excited to be FICA’s new president,” she mentioned. “We’re getting into a brand new part of the sport which covers extra cricket than ever earlier than for our female and male gamers. Extra nations are enjoying the sport which demonstrates that cricket is definitely changing into a worldwide sport.
“I look ahead to engaged on behalf of our member gamers’ associations and gamers, and specifically to working with the ICC to make sure that all gamers have their rights protected and may work in partnership with directors to make our sport even higher.”
“Lisa was clearly one of the best candidate and her credentials are unparalleled as each a former participant and broadcaster,” FICA’s govt chairman Heath Mills mentioned.
“Her earlier roles as an unbiased director of FICA and on the board of the Australian Cricketers’ Affiliation display her lengthy standing dedication to the gamers’ affiliation motion and advancing participant rights.”
The Govt Committee assembly was held forward of the FICA and World Gamers’ Affiliation Participant Growth Conferences, and was the primary in-person assembly of the group for the reason that begin of the Covid-19 pandemic. The Govt Committee mentioned quite a lot of vital points for gamers and the sport on the world degree, together with receiving shows from the WPA’s govt director Brendan Schwab and ICC CEO Geoff Allardice.