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    Ralph Waters selected as new chairman for 2015 World Cup

    The New Zealand businessman, previously the deputy chairman of the organising committee, will replace James Strong who died last week.

    Melbourne: New Zealand businessman Ralph Waters has been selected as chairman of the organising committee for the 2015 ICC Cricket World Cup.

    Cricket Australia and New Zealand Cricket said in a statement on Wednesday that Waters, formerly the committee's deputy chairman, will replace James Strong, who died last week from lung complications following surgery at the age of 68.

    The tournament will be jointly hosted by Australia and New Zealand in February and March, 2015, with dates and the location of the final to be determined.