Ex-ICC chief Haroon Lorgat in advisory role for Sri Lanka Cricket

July 31, 2012 (LBO) – Sri Lanka Cricket has appointed ICC’s former chief executive, Haroon Lorgat, as a special advisor to help the governing body overhaul its domestic cricket structure and improve the game’s administration. Lorgat, who stepped down as ICC CEO after a four-year spell at the end of June, will work with Sri Lanka Cricket till October 31, 2012, a joint statement said.

Sri Lanka Cricket (SLC) President Upali Dharmadasa said Lorgat has a wealth of knowledge and experience to help improve the governance and administration of the island’s cricket.

Dharmadasa, who was elected in January said, the governing body is determined to tackle the challenges and to exploit future opportunities.

Lorgat is a seasoned administrator and I am excited that with his expertise we can work towards building a strong and sustainable future for SLC, Dharmadasa said.

Lorgat’s previous stints ranged from several posts in South African cricket, including that of chairman of selectors. He was also on the 2003 World Cup finance and organising committees.

The South African said he was eager to assist SLC to tackle their issues and improve their standing in the World of Cricket.

Dharmadasa’s team,