For the past decade, Allardice has worked with Cricket Australia, most recently as the General Manager Cricket Operations. He played first class cricket for Victoria.
"Geoff has a wealth of knowledge and experience gained during his time with Cricket Australia," Richardson said.
"I am looking forward to working with him and deploying his undoubted talent at the ICC. He is a great addition to our Team."
India were clinical in almost all departments in their six-wicket win over Sri Lanka in the fourth ODI here today, but skipper Mahendra Singh Dhoni ...