BCCI secretary Jai Shah on Saturday took over as president of the Asian Cricket Council (ACC).
New Delhi, January 30: BCCI Secretary Jay Shah took over as the President of the Asian Cricket Council (ACC) on Saturday. He has been appointed to replace Najmul Hassan Papon. BCCI Treasurer Arun Singh Dhumal congratulated Jai Shah. “Congratulations to Jai Shah on his appointment as President of the Asian Cricket Council,” he tweeted. I am confident that the ACC will achieve great success under its leadership and will benefit cricketers throughout the Asian region. My best wishes for a successful tenure.
The ACC is responsible for hosting the Asia Cup tournament. The 2020 Asia Cup was postponed in June this year due to Corona Mahasathi. Pakistan initially wanted to host the tournament, but now it is likely to be hosted in Sri Lanka or Bangladesh.
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Congratulations @JayShah on taking over as President of Asian Cricket Council. I’m sure ACC will achieve greater heights under ur leadership and the cricketers of the entire Asian region will benefit. My best wishes for a successful tenure. @bcci @ SGanguly99 @ShuklaRajiv
– Thakur Arun Singh (@ThakurArunS) January 30, 2021
The Asian Cricket Council is a cricket association. Which was founded in 1983. The organization aims to promote and develop the game of cricket in Asia. The Council, a subordinate body of the International Cricket Council (ICC), is a regional governing body of the continent and currently has 25 members.