Full name Alan Raymond Isaac
Born January 20, 1952, Wellington
Current age 63 years 310 days
Batting style Left-hand bat
Education Onslow College; Victoria University of Wellington
Alan Isaac was a left-handed batsman who represented Wellington through the age groups and for three years captained their second team. He retained his connection with the game as a member of the New Zealand Cricket board for 18 years, and in 2008 succeeded Sir John Anderson as chairman. Two years earlier he had retired as chairman of KPMG after a 35-year career with the company.
In July 2010 he was nominated for the position of ICC vice-president, replacing the rejected John Howard and the unavailable Anderson, and became the ICC president in 2012. He holds a number of board positions in business, health, community and sporting organisations, including the New Zealand Red Cross Foundation and the New Zealand Community Trust. Isaac is a former member of the New Zealand Golf Board and of the Board of Rugby New Zealand 2011 Limited.
Cricinfo staff June 2012
With India playing most of their Test cricket at home over the next 18 months, they will have to choose between their two quickest bowlers most of the time. A tricky choice, given Varun Aaron and Umesh Yadav's hit or miss tendencies
How Ross Taylor reconciled with New Zealand cricket and made the highest score by a visiting batsman in Australia
Stats highlights from Dubai where Jos Buttler broke his own record for England's fastest ODI hundred
Plus: most runs in a Test by a New Zealander, and c&b by the same bowler twice in a Test
His game appears to lack emotion but it is not cold. Like Kallis, but more adaptable and with greater flair
In the last four years, there has been a dramatic increase in the number of draws and big runs down under
It refuses to let India play Pakistan there, but hasn't been forthcoming with reasons why
The idea of a battle for the world No. 1 spot in the top format may have been shelved, but its absence is sorely felt