Full name Sir John Anthony Anderson
Born August 2, 1945, Wellington, New Zealand
Current age 71 years 126 days
An accountant by profession, Sir John Anderson built a highly successful career in banking. He helped form the merchant bank Southpac in 1972 and by the time he retired in 2005, he was the CEO of ANZ National Bank. Anderson, who was knighted in 1994, also served as the New Zealand chairman of the World Wide Fund for Nature and was on its international board for four years. He was made chairman of New Zealand Cricket in 1995 and subsequently became his country's representative on the ICC board. Anderson played a key role in restructuring the ICC's internal make-up and rewrote its articles and committee manual. He stepped down from his post in 2008 after 13 years in the position, also relinquishing his role as New Zealand's representative on the ICC board.
Cricinfo staff September 2008
Haseeb Hameed's tour has been ended prematurely by injury but he has already made a lasting impression on team-mates and opponents
The current Ranji season is proving to be a breakout one for Delhi's Rishabh Pant, who is aiming to make it big for his mentor, Tarak Sinha
The hosts' little victories in the last half-hour have proven to be a big deal in the Test series against England
India have had a good two years in Test cricket. A lot of that comes down to having a squad that offers options, and a captain who knows how to maximise his players' threat
England and India have a long history of animosity, and this series is proving as feisty as many that have preceded it
Barbados is celebrating the 50th anniversary of its independence. Is this selection of Bajan players from over the years better than most Test teams?
Also: the longest winning streaks in ODIs, New Zealand's overseas players, and the highest partnership by Nos. 10 and 11
With Bangladesh struggling to put out a quality pace attack in Test cricket, the team management could perhaps coax the ODI captain to return in whites with a modified run-up