BCCI AGM set for October 18 in Mumbai


The BCCI is ready to carry its AGM and elections on October 18 in Mumbai. The elections are for 5 posts – president, vice-president, secretary, joint-secretary and treasurer – and might be within the highlight given the recent Supreme Court judgement that permits present board president Sourav Ganguly and secretary Jay Shah to contest one other time period.

Shah circulated a discover, which ESPNcricinfo has seen, to all of the state associations on Thursday, itemizing out what’s on the agenda for the AGM. This consists of updates “on ICC issues” and “ICC tax issues”.

With the following ODI World Cup scheduled to be held in India in late 2023, the ICC might be searching for a tax exemption from the federal government of India for the occasion, which the BCCI has to acquire. This has been the global body’s request to the BCCI for earlier ICC occasions held within the nation. The earlier ICC occasion in India was the 2016 T20 World Cup and the ICC didn’t get a tax exemption on the time, following which it withheld near US$ 20-30 million from the BCCI’s share of the central income pool. In 2020, the ICC had threatened to shift the 2021 T20 World Cup – initially scheduled for India however later held within the UAE due to the Covid-19 pandemic – because the BCCI had did not safe a tax exemption from the Indian authorities.

Additionally on the BCCI’s assembly agenda might be whether or not it desires to appoint a candidate to contest the ICC chair elections scheduled for November this yr, to succeed Greg Barclay. The brand new time period for the ICC chair begins in December.

One other level on the agenda was the inaugural Girls’s IPL, which Ganguly recently said was set to begin early subsequent yr.

Amongst different factors on the agenda have been:

  • Election and induction of a consultant of the overall physique within the apex council
  • Induction of two representatives (one male and one feminine) of the Indian Cricketers’ Affiliation (ICA) within the Apex Council
  • Election and induction of two representatives of the overall physique within the IPL governing council
  • Induction of a consultant of the ICA within the IPL governing council
  • Appointment of an ombudsman and ethics officer
  • Appointment of the cricket committees and standing committees
  • Appointment of the umpires committee
  • To nominate the BCCI’s consultant or representatives to the ICC or any related organisation
  • Replace on Nationwide Cricket Academy issues
  • Replace on India’s Future Tour Programmes
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