Sir Andrew Strauss Was appointed as the England and Wales Cricket Board committee’s chair.
Strauss, who was this week knighted in the resignation honours of Theresa May, gave up his position as director of cricket last year to invest time Ruth.
The captain has now agreed to chair the ECB cricket , and has continued to work together with all the organisation, as well as establishing the Ruth Strauss Foundation.
Peter Wright, that has been in place was substituted by him.
“This is a true pleasure to come back to ECB in this new capability. ECB and the whole cricket family are a critical source of support over a very tough year and it is really good to be back at Lord’s, a place that’s become a second home for me,” Strauss said.
“I am extremely passionate about developing and increasing championships in England and Wales and I look forward to working with my coworkers on the stunt to continually drive all aspects of the professional sport, including women’s, men’s and disability cricket.
“I have seen first-hand this summer cricket has motivated more people to fall in love with the sport and I can’t wait to help build on its achievement.”