Following a press release by the Club on Thursday 27 February 2014 Dickie said “I am delighted to have been nominated as President of Yorkshire Country Cricket Club. It is a great honour and privilege to be chosen by the Board and I hope to ably serve what I consider to be the greatest cricket club in the world. I feel humbled that my fellow cricketers and Members of the Club believe that I can contribute through my knowledge and understanding of the game.”
Dickie promised that he would continue to have a highly visible presence on the terraces where he has always readily talked with Members and visitors alike.
Finally he said “Nothing would give me greater pleasure than the Club claiming the Championship in the coming season.”
YCCC will seek ratification of Dickie’s Presidency from the Members at the Club agm on 29 March at Headingley.