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Full name Alan Raymond Isaac
Born January 20, 1952, Wellington
Current age 62 years 224 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
Plays of the Day from the second ODI between England and India, in Cardiff
Plays of the day from the third ODI between England and India at Trent Bridge
Plays of the day from the tri-series match between Zimbabwe and South Africa
Would he have fared better than the incumbent middle-order batsmen, Root and Ballance?