Former West Indies Test opener Adrian Griffith has taken over the charge as ICC Umpires & Referees Administration Manager.
He has joined the ICC Cricket Operations Department which is currently headed by former South Africa Test wicketkeeper David Richardson and also includes Vince van der Bijl, a former Natal and Middlesex fast bowler.
Adrian has a wide experience in cricket, both as a player and as an administrator.
As a left-handed opener, Griffith represented the West Indies in 14 Tests and nine ODIs while as an administrator, he worked as Cricket Operations Manager in the ICC Cricket World Cup 2007.
He has also been on the West Indies Cricket Board (WICB) match referees’ panel.
As an ICC regional referee, he has refereed in various development events, including the Pepsi ICC WCL division 1 and ICC World T20 Qualifier tournaments .
Commenting on his new role, Griffith said: “It is indeed a great honour for me to be working with the International Cricket Council in the role of Umpires and Referees Administration Manager.
“I am hoping that my experience both as a player and match official will come in handy during my stint.”