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Courtney Browne named as the new chairman of selectors of the West Indies

Courtney Browne, the former West Indies wicketkeeper, on Thursday, was named West Indies' new chairman of selectors. 

He replaced the former captain Clive Lloyd who held the position since August 2014. It is not clear whether Lloyd shown the door or stepped down voluntarily.

Browne, who played 20 Tests and 46 One-Day Internationals for West Indies, will officially begin his two-year tenure on September 30. He was also a member of the selection panel for almost six years prior to this.

Lloyd, meanwhile, will serve as the West Indies Cricket Board's 'special ambassador'. He will be "responsible for being a spokesperson for the Board at special events in and out of the region".

Lloyd said in a statement - 



The time as Chairman was quite rewarding and I am hoping my contribution would have added value to the current system.I made every attempt to serve with distinction and I was pleased to contribute to the game again. I look forward to the new role.




The 71-year-old who has played 110 Tests and 87 Tests will start in his new role from October 1.

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