BCCI to conduct elections & AGM on October 18 in Mumbai | Cricket News – Times of India

MUMBAI: The BCCI will conduct its much-awaited elections and Annual Basic Assembly right here on October 18.
In a communication (TOI has a replica) to state associations on Thursday, BCCI secretary Jay Shah wrote: “Discover is hereby provided that the 91st AGM of the BCCI, which can be held at Mumbai on October 18, 2022 to transact the enterprise as per the agenda annexed herewith. The time and venue of the AGM can be knowledgeable sooner or later. The minutes of the ninetieth AGM, held on December 4, 2021, are connected herewith. Remainder of the agenda papers will observe shortly. You might be requested to attend the assembly.”
Most importantly, the agenda (this paper has a replica) of the discover for the AGM contains: “B. Election of the office-bearers of the BCCI-president, vice-president, secretary, joint secretary and treasurer.” It is going to be fascinating to see if present BCCI president, former India Sourav Ganguly contests once more for the submit, and is re-elected, or, if hypothesis is to be believed, Jay Shah, presently the secretary and intensely well-liked amongst the state items, is elected as the brand new Board president. After the Supreme Courtroom amended its order concerning the cooling-off clause on September 14, each can proceed of their posts. Present Board treasurer Arun Dhumal’s identify is doing the rounds for the brand new secretary’s submit, however it will not be shocking if the current standing is endured with for the sake of continuity.
As per merchandise R of the agenda, the BCCI may also appoint its consultant/representatives within the Worldwide Cricket Council, the place presently Shah and Ganguly current India. It could be fascinating to see if Ganguly, in case he vacates the Board president’s chair, is chosen for this place, or does the BCCI select its former president N Srinivasan for that job. Objects S) Replace on ICC issues. T) To replace on ICC Tax issues” of the agenda are extraordinarily vital as effectively. The BCCI has to resolve if it needs to place up a candidate for the ICC chairman’s place, whereas ICC has sought tax aid for the 2023 ODI World Cup in India subsequent 12 months.
The AGM may also focus on an replace on the quickly to be launched Girls’s IPL (listed underneath merchandise X of the discover for the agenda ), which might embrace six groups, IPL media rights and the upcoming BCCI media rights, India’s Future Tour Packages & Nationwide Cricket Academy issues.”
On the identical day, there may also be elections to decide on one consultant of the Basic Physique within the Apex Council of the BCCI, two representatives of the Indian Cricketers’ Affiliation (i.e. one male & one feminine) within the Apex Council of BCCI, two representatives to of the Basic Physique within the Governing Council of the IPL, and one consultant of the Indian Cricketers Affiliation within the Governing Council of the IPL.
Crucially, the BCCI may also appoint a recent Cricket Advisory Committee. The current committee contains simply two members, RP Singh and Sulakshna Naik, after its chairman Madan Lal turned ineligible as he turned 70. There’s additionally a emptiness for a fifth nationwide selector’s slot from West Zone, after former India pacer Abey Kuruvilla needed to exit the choice committee final December attributable to having accomplished his time period in varied choice committees.
This challenge could also be addressed underneath the underneath Objects No BB and CC which point out: “Consideration of any enterprise which the president might take into account essential to be included within the agenda”; and “Transaction of some other enterprise of an off-the-cuff character as could also be permitted by the chairperson.”
The BCCI may also appoint an Ombudsman and Ethics officer within the AGM. In July this 12 months, the BCCI had appointed retired Supreme Courtroom decide Justice Vineet Saran as its Ombudsman and Ethics officer.

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