Giles Clarke      

Full name Charles Giles Clarke

Born May 29, 1953, Bristol

Current age 62 years 65 days

Education Rugby; Oriel College, Oxford

Charles Giles Clarke
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In 2007 Giles Clarke became David Morgan's successor as chairman of the England and Wales Cricket Board, after defeating the former Surrey chairman and ECB deputy, Michael Soper, in a election that had to go to a second ballot after the first poll was tied at nine votes each. In 2012 he earned re-election for a third term which will keep him in the role until at least 2015.

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Timeline
    • 2002-2007: Clarke is appointed chairman of Somerset CCC

    • 2004: Appointed chairman of ECB's Marketing Advisory Committee in 2004, leading the ECB's broadcast rights negotiations in 2004, 2008 and 2012

    • December 2004: The ECB announce new broadcast deal worth around £220m (an increase of 10% on the previous deal) covering the period 2006-2009 and ensuring exclusive live coverage for BskyB of all home domestic and international cricket. The deal also ended the age where English cricket had been available on free-to-view on television stretching back, with one or two breaks, to 1938

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Jul 25, 2015

Giles Clarke speaks with Cricket Ireland chairman Ross McCollum during the first semi-final, Hong Kong v Scotland, World T20 Qualifier, 1st semi-final, Malahide, July 25, 2015

Giles Clarke speaks with Cricket Ireland chairman Ross McCollum during the first semi-final

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Dec 4, 2013

Giles Clarke talks to Geoff Miller and Hugh Morris, Adelaide, December 4, 2013

Giles Clarke talks to Geoff Miller and Hugh Morris

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Oct 18, 2013

Giles Clarke and N Srinivasan at the ICC's executive board meeting, London, Friday, October 18, 2013

Giles Clarke and N Srinivasan at the ICC's executive board meeting

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Notes

Awarded the CBE in December 2011

Country Fixtures Country Results
Group A: Durham v Yorkshire at Chester-le-Street - Aug 2
Yorkshire won by 32 runs (D/L method)
Group B: Essex v Notts at Chelmsford - Aug 2
Notts won by 7 wickets (with 8 balls remaining)
Group A: Gloucs v Somerset at Bristol - Aug 2
Gloucs won by 3 wickets (with 2 balls remaining)
Group B: Kent v Sussex at Canterbury - Aug 2
Kent won by 8 wickets (with 115 balls remaining)
Group B: Lancashire v Warwickshire at Manchester - Aug 2
Warwickshire won by 3 wickets (with 1 ball remaining)
Group A: Surrey v Derbyshire at Guildford - Aug 2
Surrey won by 77 runs
Group A: Worcs v Northants at Worcester - Aug 2
Northants won by 21 runs
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