Dravid, Jayawardene appointed to ICC's cricket committee

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May 14, 2016
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NEW DELHI, AP:

India's Rahul Dravid and Sri Lanka's Mahela Jayawardene have been appointed to the cricket committee of the International Cricket Council.

The world cricket body said the two retired former captains have been appointed for three years each and will attend their first meeting at Lord's on May 31 and June 1.

Dravid and former Australia off-spinner Tim May have been elected by the current Test captains as current player representatives replacing Sri Lanka's Kumar Sangakkara and India's Laxman Sivaramakrishnan.

Jayawardene replaced former Australia captain Mark Taylor and joins former England captain Andrew Strauss as a past player representative.

Former India captain Anil Kumble has a three-year extension as the chairman of the committee, which makes recommendations on cricket playing issues.

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