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ICC welcomes USA Cricket as its latest member

IANS  |  Dubai 

Following the expulsion of USACA a couple of years ago, the International Council (ICC) on Tuesday welcomed USA as its newest member.

According to an ICC statement, USA Cricket's application to become the 93rd Associate Member in accordance with the ICC Constitution was approved by ICC Members following the Membership Committee's recommendation to the late last year and is implemented with immediate effect.

As a Member of the ICC, USA is now eligible to receive funding in accordance with the ICC Development Funding Policy and can sanction domestic and international

Welcoming the new body, ICC said: "This is the culmination of a great deal of hard work and I would like to congratulate the of USA Cricket, Paraag Marathe, and the Board, on this important milestone and wish them all the very best for the future."

Board Paraag Marathe said: "was established to bring together the cricket community in the United States, develop the game and unlock the sport's undoubted potential for growth. Today's confirmation that it is the ICC's newest member is a significant staging post on that journey."

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First Published: Tue, January 08 2019. 21:50 IST
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