Indira Nooyi has been unanimously reappointed as the International Cricket Council’s independent director for a second two-year term from 2020-22.
Indira is the ICC Board’s first independent female director. She was appointed to the post last year.
The Former PepsiCo chairperson and CEO also sits on the board of directors at Amazon and Schlumberger.
Indira has also been instrumental in promoting the ICC Women’s T20 World Cup 2020. “Let’s celebrate women, let’s celebrate the game of cricket, let’s celebrate the finals,” she had appealed to the masses in support of the upcoming World T20 in Australia next year.
The passionate cricket fan, Nooyi’s love for the sport dates back to the early 1970s when she had been instrumental in starting the first women’s cricket team at Madras Christian College in Tamil Nadu.
She has also enjoyed the sport during her college days being right in the middle in white flannels as a new ball bowler.