BCCI vs Lodha panel: Independent auditor to be appointed for financial scrutiny

The Supreme Court said that the Lodha Committee will appoint an independent auditor to scrutinise the BCCI's finances, including media rights contracts.

IANS October 21, 2016 12:31:25 IST
BCCI vs Lodha panel: Independent auditor to be appointed for financial scrutiny

New Delhi: The Supreme Court on Friday said that the Justice Lodha Committee will appoint an independent auditor to scrutinise the finances of the BCCI, including contracts involving media rights.

BCCI vs Lodha panel Independent auditor to be appointed for financial scrutiny

The independent auditor will scrutitnise the BCCI's finances and media rights contracts. AFP

A bench headed by Chief Justice TS Thakur said the Board of Control for Cricket in India will not disburse any funds to its state affiliates until they undertake to abide with the directions of the Court and the recommendations of the Committee.

The Court said that both BCCI President Anurag Thakur and Secretary Ajay Shirke should file an affidavit committing to abide by it and the Panel's recommendations.

The order also said that Lodha panel's secretary would send the copy of the order to International Cricket Council (ICC) Chairman Shashank Manohar.

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