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29 April 2017 01:40 (South Africa)

John Howard won't be batting for the ICC

  • Andy Rice
    andy rice
    Andy Rice

    Andy Rice is a founding partner of Yellowwood Future Architects, a marketing strategy consultancy. In his other lives, he is the southern hemisphere's only supporter of Cambridge United Football Club, and was once upon a time the South African National Spoofing Champion. He has played football at Wembley and cricket at Lord's within the same weekend, but troubled the scorer on neither occasion. Things could only go up from here.

Former Australian prime minister John Howard, who had put in a bid to head the International Cricket Council, has seen his nomination shot down. African and Asian cricketing nations signed a letter against Howard's bid, citing his lack of experience in cricketing administration. The ICC said the nomination "did not have sufficient support within the ICC board". Read more: AFP

  • Andy Rice
    andy rice
    Andy Rice

    Andy Rice is a founding partner of Yellowwood Future Architects, a marketing strategy consultancy. In his other lives, he is the southern hemisphere's only supporter of Cambridge United Football Club, and was once upon a time the South African National Spoofing Champion. He has played football at Wembley and cricket at Lord's within the same weekend, but troubled the scorer on neither occasion. Things could only go up from here.

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