Shashank Manohar’s tenure as the International Cricket Council’s first independent chairman ended on 1st July. ICC Chairman Shashank Manohar has retired after 4-year tenures at its helm. Imran Khwaja to be appointed as interim head until a successor is elected.
Sports Minister Kiren Rijiju on 30th June released National Anti-Doping Agency’s first mobile app to give data about banned substances and their inadvertent use, calling the initiative a significant step towards dope-free sports.
Former Sri Lankan cricketer Muttiah Muralitharan has been titled as the Most Valuable Test Player of the 21st Century by the Wisden Cricket Monthlymagazine. Data concerning the performance of players had been gathered from 2000 to 2020.
India’s Nitin Menon on 29th June became the youngest ever to be involved in the International Cricket Council’s Elite Panel of Umpires for the forthcoming 2020-21 season, substituting England’s Nigel Llong.
Manchester City’s 2-1 defeat to Chelsea on 25th June 2020, Liverpool won the 2019-20 English Premier League season with 7 games still left in the season. This is the first time that Liverpool has grabbed the English Premier League title.