United States Cricket became the 105th member of the International Cricket Council (ICC) on Tuesday, the governing body was announced in a media release. According to the ICC statement, the application of USA Cricket was approved by the ICC members to become 93th Associate Member according to the ICC Constitution, which followed the recommendations of the ICC Board's membership committee at the end of last year and it has immediate effect Has been implemented from As a member of the ICC, USA Cricket is now eligible to receive money according to the ICC Development Funding Policy and can approve domestic and international cricket in the United States.
Welcoming the new body, ICC Chief Executive David Richardson said: "This is a major culmination of hard work and I want to congratulate President of USA Cricket, Paragu Marathe and the Board on this important milestone." Very good luck for the future "
USA Cricket Board President Parag Marathe said: "USA cricket was established to unlock the unlimited capacity of the game to bring together the cricket community in the United States, to develop the game and increase. Today's confirmation That it is the newest member of the ICC which is an important post. On that journey. "
"As David has mentioned, this belief is not only the work of our board, but the result of thousands of volunteer hours in the last 18 months and the USA Cricket appreciates the time, effort and sacrifice of all those people.
"On behalf of our board of directors and the entire US cricket community, I also want to thank the ICC and other 104 member countries that you believe in us to provide almost infinite potential for cricket in the United States." Do not take this responsibility lightly and take a pledge to lead this great game with honesty, passion and relentless hard work, which is a foundation for foreign cricket. "
(With INS inputs)