BCCI-Lodha panel row: Sourav Ganguly, Rajeev Shukla on panel to look into contentious reforms

The Cricket Board of Control in India today called on former Indian captain Sourav Ganguly, Indian Premier League chairman Rajeev Shukla and five other members to oversee the implementation of the Lodha Committee reforms, told PTI. The seven-member committee, headed by Shukla, was invited to recognize the critical points mentioned in the reforms before being submitted to the Supreme Court.

It was proposed at the extraordinary General Board Monday meeting that a committee should be formed to implement the reforms Justice Committee RM Lodha. Other members of the committee are: Jay Shah of Gujarat Cricket Association, Naba Bhattacharjee of Northeastern Representative, BCCI Treasurer, Anirudh Chaudhari, Acting Secretary of BCCI, Amitabh Choudhary, and TC Mathew of Kerala Cricket.

Taking into account that the matter should be heard in the Supreme Court on July 14, the panel was invited to meet before the date. “The commission is asked to set an early date for the meeting to ensure that the above task is carried out with the utmost urgency and its written report distributed by the General Corps and finalized prior to the aforementioned hearing,” said BCCI press .

The panel should cover June 30 with its tickets, NDTV said. Members were also asked to update the acting chair of the BCCI, CK Khanna in progress, which in turn submit the report to the General Corps.

Lodha Committee’s contentious recommendations are the policy of “one country, one vote,” an age limit of 70 years for officials of the cricket administration, finalization of the panel members of the national team, among others. Former BCCI president N Srinivasan also attended the meeting on Monday as the representative of the Tamil Nadu Cricket Association, IANS reported. As recommended Srinivasan would not be eligible for administration, since he is 72 years old.

In addition to the recommendations of the Lodha panel, it also discussed the issue of playing with Pakistan in bilateral series and the suspension of the Rajasthan Cricket Association on allegations of corruption.

Lodha The committee was formed after the repairs and betting scandal took place during the Indian Premier League in 2013. The top court had directed the BCCI to implement the reforms suggested by the group in July in October 2016, however , Reservations about some of the “impassable” reforms suggested by the Committee.