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USA Cricket chief executive Iain Higgins has resigned after just over two years in the role. ESPNcricinfo understands that Higgins handed in his resignation late on Sunday night.

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The timing of the decision comes just days after USA Cricket announced their first ever bilateral series on home soil against a Full Member nation with

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a two-T20I-and-three-ODI tour by Ireland set to take place over the Christmas holidays.

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However, talk has been around for some time that Higgins could potentially be lured back to working for the ICC following the departure of Manu Sawnhey as CEO.

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Higgins is still highly regarded in Dubai where he worked from 2008 to 2019 as general counsel before taking on the dual role as chief operating officer in 2015.

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Higgins played a key role in garnering support for USA's bid to co-host a major ICC event with the West Indies in the next ICC rights cycle from 2024-32,

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along with rallying support for cricket's inclusion in the Olympics as early as the 2028 Summer Games to be hosted in Los Angeles.

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He also recently helped secure USA's first title sponsor for the men's and women's national teams, Sistar Mortgage.

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