Tom Harrison steps down as ECB chief executive amid England overhaul

  • MCC president Connor to take over as interim CEO
  • Harrison was appointed to the role in 2014

Tom Harrison, the CEO of the England and Wales Cricket Board, is to step down from the role next month with Clare Connor, the former England captain and current managing director of women’s cricket and president of the MCC, lined up as interim replacement as a whirlwind few months of change at the top of English cricket continue.

Already this year the England men’s team have removed or replaced their director of cricket, red-ball head coach, assistant coach and captain, while the ECB are yet to find a permanent replacement for their chairman, Ian Watmore, who stood down last October after just over a year in the post. Watmore’s interim replacement, Barry O’Brien, himself resigned last month because of ill health.

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