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Cape Town - The International Cricket Council and the England and Wales Cricket Board on Tuesday jointly announced that Steve Elworthy had been appointed as managing director of the ICC Cricket World Cup, which will be held in England and Wales in 2019.

Elworthy will also have an oversight of the ICC Champions Trophy 2017 and the ICC Women’s World Cup 2017, which will both be staged in England and Wales.

Elworthy has previously been tournament director for three different ICC global events: the ICC Champions Trophy in 2013 and the ICC World T20 tournament in 2009, which were staged in England and Wales, as well as the inaugural ICC World Twenty20 tournament in South Africa in 2007.

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