Jay Shah Re-elected as President of Asian Cricket Council for Second Consecutive Term

Jay Shah has been unanimously approved to continue as the president of the Asian Cricket Council (ACC) for another year.

The decision was made at the ACC Annual General Meeting (AGM) in Bali on Wednesday. Shah, who is also the secretary of the Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI), is currently serving his second two-year term as the ACC Chief.Shah’s extension was proposed by Shammi Silva, the president of Sri Lanka Cricket (SLC), and was unanimously backed by all ACC members, as stated in a Wednesday press release by the ACC.

Having taken over the ACC presidency in January 2021 from Nazmul Hassan, the president of the Bangladesh Cricket Board, Shah has become the youngest administrator to be re-appointed as the ACC president.

The ACC presidency rotates among the full ICC members in the continental body, and Shah is the first person to secure two consecutive terms.“I am grateful to the ACC Board for their continued trust. We must remain committed to ensuring the all-round development of the sport, with a special focus on regions where it is still in its infancy.

The ACC is committed to nurturing cricket across Asia,” Shah stated after his re-election.This news is a significant development in the world of cricket, as Shah’s re-election marks a milestone in the history of the ACC.

His commitment to the development of the sport across Asia has been widely recognized and appreciated.