Melbourne, Nov 21: The cricket boards of Australia and New Zealand have appointed experienced sports administrator John Harnden to head up the organization of the 2015 Cricket World Cup.
Harnden currently heads the South Australian Cricket Association and has previously served as chief executive of the Melbourne 2006 Commonwealth Games and the Australian Grand Prix Corporation.
James Strong, World Cup organizing committee chairman, said Monday that Harnden has built a reputation for delivering large scale, international events “on time, on budget and to world's best standard.”
Harnden said he is looking forward to starting work on the tournament, hosted jointly by Australia and New Zealand. “We will make this a real partnership across the Tasman.”