Michael Richardson, son of ICC CEO Dave, expected to make international debut

Michael, like his father, is a wicketkeeper-batsman and has been called in to replace Daniel Weston after the latter injured his finger in a qualifying fixture against Italy at St. Peter Port in Guernsey.

Michael Richardson, son of ICC CEO Dave, is set to make his international debut.   -  Twitter/ @DurhamCricket

Michael Richardson, son of International Cricket Council (ICC) CEO and former South Africa wicketkeeper Dave, is expected to make his international debut for Germany on Tuesday in an ICC T20 World Cup qualifier match against Norway.

Michael, like his father, is a wicketkeeper-batsman and has been called in to replace Daniel Weston after the latter injured his finger in a qualifying fixture against Italy at St. Peter Port in Guernsey. Richardson qualifies by virtue of German citizenship from his mother’s side.

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The 32-year-old, who represents Durham County Cricket Club in England, has played 103 first-class matches, scoring 4,828 runs at an average of 29.26.

His father Dave played his last international match in 1998 and was appointed CEO of the ICC in June 2012. He will step down from the post in July after the World Cup, and former ESPN Star Sports managing director Manu Sawhney will replace him.