The ICC on Thursday said it will consider the appointment of Pakistan's Najam Sethi for the post of the apex cricket body's president, left vacant following Mustafa Kamal's resignation, in the last week of June.
Najam Sethi, the head of the Pakistan Cricket Board's (PCB) executive committee, is likely to become the International Cricket Council's (ICC) interim president, filling the post left vacant by Mustafa Kamal's resignation earlier this month.
Refusing to comment on N Srinivasan-Mustafa Kamal feud, senior Bangladesh all-rounder Shakib Al Hasan is hopeful that India will tour Bangladesh for a short Test and limited overs series as per bilateral FTP agreement after the completion of Indian Premier League.
The relationship between N Srinivasan and Mustafa Kamal might have been acrimonious in recent times but BCCI president Jagmohan Dalmiya on Saturday in a show of goodwill hosted a dinner party for the Bangladesh U-17 side that will play "Friendship Series' against CAB colts.
Bangladesh Cricket Board president Nazmul Hassan said on Friday that he does not believe compatriot Mustafa Kamal's quitting as International Cricket Council (ICC) president will affect cricketing ties between Bangladesh and India.
Mustafa Kamal was part of the presentation ceremony of the ICC Cricket World Cup but it was only after his allegations on the integrity of the match officials and his subsequent decision not to retract his comments which resulted in his removal from the presentation party.
The simmering row within the International Cricket Council took an ugly turn on Monday with its President Mustafa Kamal threatening to expose "mischievious" designs of some people who had denied him the "constitutional right" to hand over the Word Cup Trophy.
Peeved at not being given the opportunity to hand out the World Cup trophy to the champions, International Cricket Council (ICC) President Mustafa Kamal left the Melbourne Cricket Ground even before the final between Australia and New Zealand finished.
Wading into the controversy over umpiring decisions in Bangladesh's World Cup quarterfinal loss to India, Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina has said everyone has seen how the Mashrafe Mortaza-led side was "made to lose".
Even as Bangladesh expressed outrage over the Rohit Sharma 'no-ball' controversy during their World Cup quarterfinal defeat to India, the BCCI on Friday asked ICC President Mustafa Kamal who criticised "poor umpiring" in that match, to raise the issue before the world body.
The International Cricket Council`s Bangladeshi president has threatened to quit over the umpiring in his country`s World Cup quarter-final defeat to India, suggesting the match appeared to have been fixed.
International Cricket Council (ICC) chief executive David Richardson on Friday slammed his organisation`s Bangladeshi president for questioning the integrity of umpires, saying allegations of fixing were "unfortunate" and "baseless".
Rejecting its own President's criticism of the umpiring during Bangladesh's World Cup quarterfinal loss to India, the International Cricket Council (ICC) on Friday said Mustafa Kamal's outburst against the match officials was "unfortunate" and "baseless".
With BCCI re-confirming N Srinivasan`s nomination to the post of ICC chairman, the issue of his appointment alongwith the 2015 World Cup will form the core agenda in the annual conference week of the world body in Melbourne starting June 24.