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Full name Alan Raymond Isaac
Born January 20, 1952, Wellington
Current age 63 years 70 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
Over the last few months, he has slowly moved from a flashy finisher, to a more measured risk manager
The difference between New Zealand and South Africa in Auckland was a matter of moments: fleeting minutes that laid bare the fickle beauty and cruelty of sport
India's Plan A in this World Cup had worked flawlessly over seven matches. When they came up against the toughest opponents in the World Cup, however, they were left scrambling for a back-up plan
Whatever happens, the Australia-New Zealand World Cup final at the MCG will be the most divine fun