Sharad Pawar says Lodha Committee report has 'destroyed' cricket

The Justice Lodha panel had recommended a slew of structural reforms in the BCCI, which were approved by the Supreme Court.

PTI, November 10, 2017

Mumbai: NCP chief and former Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) president Sharad Pawar has alleged that the Lodha Committee report has "definitely destroyed" cricket.

The Justice Lodha panel had recommended a slew of structural reforms in the BCCI, which were approved by the Supreme Court.

File image of NCP chief and former BCCI president Sharad Pawar. PTI

File image of NCP chief and former BCCI president Sharad Pawar. PTI

"That report (by the panel) has definitely destroyed cricket," he said on Thursday.

Pawar, a veteran cricket administrator, has also served as the chief of the International Cricket Council (ICC), the world governing body of the game.

The committee was formed under retired Supreme Court judge R M Lodha in January 2015 in the wake of the Justice Mukul Mudgal Committee report, that called for reforms within the BCCI.

The Mudgal panel had gone into the state of affairs of the BCCI, following the 2013 IPL betting and spot-fixing charges.

The Supreme Court had approved the Lodha panel's recommendations, such as 'one state, one vote', 'one member, one post', and fixing an age-cap of 70 years on those occupying BCCI posts.

Updated Date: Nov 10, 2017

T20 LEAGUE POINTS TABLE

Pos. Team P W L D Pts.
1
Punjab
6 5 1 0 10
2
Chennai
5 4 1 0 8
3
Hyderabad
6 4 2 0 8
4
Kolkata
6 3 3 0 6
5
Rajasthan
6 3 3 0 6
6
Bangalore
5 2 3 0 4
7
Mumbai
6 1 5 0 2
8
Delhi
6 1 5 0 2

Choose your

DEPENDABLE PLAYER

for today’s match

Shane Watson
opt1
M S Dhoni
opt2
Virat Kohli
opt3
AB de Villiers
opt4




Rank Team Points Rating
1 India 5313 121
2 South Africa 5154 117
3 New Zealand 3886 102
4 Australia 4599 102
5 England 5029 97
6 Sri Lanka 4374 95
Rank Team Points Rating
1 India 7595 123
2 South Africa 6912 117
3 England 7496 117
4 New Zealand 7081 114
5 Australia 6376 112
6 Pakistan 4877 96
Rank Team Points Rating
1 Pakistan 3763 130
2 Australia 2513 126
3 India 4341 121
4 New Zealand 3013 116
5 England 2402 114
6 South Africa 2551 111