Ash was the oldest-ever Test cricketer at the time of her death having debuted against Australia in 1937.
Harrison was speaking to the media as the ECB published a 12-point, game-wide action plan on Friday to tackle all forms of discrimination in the game, following several subsequent confessions of racial abuse from other players.
Former England cricketer Alex Hales has issued a public apology after his images appeared showing the batter in 'blackface' during a fancy dress party.
Harrison is also due to call Prime Minister Imran Khan in Islamabad before he flies out to Dubai for the final of the T20 World Cup and the ICC Executive Board meeting on November 17.
Watmore had reached a mutual agreement with the Board to stand down following the end of the domestic season.
In a scathing assessment of ECB's decision, Atherton said it was worse than India's recent withdrawal from the Manchester Test.
The England and Wales Cricket Board (ECB) then said that they will decide on whether next month's tour of Pakistan can go ahead in the next 48 hours.
ECB is going to lose 40 million pound if the match is declared abandoned due to COVID-19.
After a COVID-19 outbreak in the Indian camp, senior players expressed their apprehensions to both BCCI and ECB on playing and the Test was called off with India leading 2-1 after four Tests.
Tom Harrison said the developments of the past couple of days have been devastating and everything necessary was done to convince the Indian players.
The fifth Test between India and England was cancelled on Friday amid a chaotic turn of events during which the host board's statement on the visitors changed from "unable to field a team and will instead forfeit the match" to "regrettably unable to field a team".
ECB chair Ian Watmore said the executives are being rewarded for their good work amid the COVID-19 pandemic.
England's three-ODI and three-T20I tour of Bangladesh, scheduled for September and October, has been moved to March 2023.
Two positive cases were detected in the Indian camp ahead their practice game in Durham while England had to field a back squad in the series against Pakistan.
The Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB), in a statement on Tuesday, had expressed its satisfaction with the arrangements made by the England and Wales Cricket Board (ECB).
Hales was banned a couple of years ago ahead of the 2019 World Cup after testing positive for recreational drug use.
Robinson had targeted multiple sections of the society in his tweets.
Kohli, after the lost final, had expressed his displeasure at not being given a first-class game and BCCI had requested the ECB for a practice game.
Robinson was suspended by the ECB for his offensive racist and sexist tweets, dating back to 2012-13 when he was 18 and 19.