ICC to hold first ever meeting in Spain
The International Cricket Council is set to hold its first ever meeting on Spanish soil this weekend. Cricket España and the ICC Europe Cricket Council will play host to the ICC Development Committee in the La Manga Club resort in Murciaon Saturday 8th and Sunday 9th November.
The ICC Development Committee, chaired by Haroon Lorgat, ICC CEO, meets twice a year to review and monitor all policy matters relating to the structure and delivery of the ICC Global Development Program. It isEurope’s turn to host the event, and as cricket inSpaincontinues to strengthen and grow ICC Europe decided to invite the committee toSpainto showcase the country’s excellent potential as a cricketing nation.
Spainis currently an ICC Affiliate Member, but has ambitions to become an Associate Member in the near future. Cricket España will have the opportunity to give a presentation to the committee describing strong recent growth in terms of players, clubs and grounds and outlining the ambitious plans it has for further development.
Phil Beal, Cricket España Chairman, expressed his delight at hosting such an important gathering: “It is truly an honour to be able to welcome the committee toSpain, and we are delighted to be given the chance to showcase the sport here, our recent achievements, our plans for the future and the excellent facilities we have in La Manga. We are looking forward to the meeting and we hope it will be the first of many ICC events inSpain.”
For more information contact John Howden, Cricket España Secretary, at [email protected] or on + 34 659 243 705.