Full Membership no longer permanent under proposed changes

Thursday, 23 February 2017 - 7:04


Full Membership of the ICC will no longer be a permanent right but instead a privilege up for review every five years.

This will be under the proposed sweeping changes to the constitution of cricket's governing body.

In a plan that will open up the game to emergent nations such as Ireland and Afghanistan, while also placing pressure on struggling nations such as Zimbabwe and even West Indies, the ICC's executive board resolved at its February round of meetings in Dubai to push ahead with a fundamental redrawing of the level of accountability faced by Full Members.