Sourav Ganguly named in BCCI's special committee to review and analyse Lodha reforms

BCCI official Rajeev Shukla and former India captain Sourav Ganguly were named in the Board's seven-member committee to analyse the few contentious Lodha panel reforms which are opposed by the state units.

PTI June 27, 2017 19:17:04 IST
Sourav Ganguly named in BCCI's special committee to review and analyse Lodha reforms

New Delhi: Senior BCCI official Rajeev Shukla and former India captain Sourav Ganguly were on Tuesday named in the Board's seven-member committee to analyse the few contentious Lodha panel reforms which are being opposed by the state units.

Sourav Ganguly named in BCCIs special committee to review and analyse Lodha reforms

File image of Sourav Ganguly, who will be a part of BCCI's special committee. AFP

The other members of the panel are TC Mathew (Kerala Cricket), Naba Bhattacharjee (North East representative), Jay Shah (Gujarat Cricket Association), BCCI treasurer Anirudh Chaudhary and BCCI acting secretary Amitabh Choudhary.

The committee's mandate is to "identify the few critical points in respect of the said judgement for the General Body of the BCCI to consider before its submission to the Hon'ble Supreme Court".

The decision to form the committee was taken at the BCCI's Special General Meeting in Mumbai on Monday.

"In view of the fact that the next date of hearing (in the Supreme Court) in the matter is fixed for  14 July, 2017, the committee is requested to fix an early date for its meeting in order to ensure that the above task is undertaken with utmost urgency and its written report circulated by 10 July, 2017 so that the same may be considered by the General Body and finalised prior to the above hearing," the BCCI said in a statement.

"BCCI acting president CK Khanna will be apprised on a regular basis on the deliberations of the committee and the report shall finally be submitted to him to present it to the General Body," it said further referring to acting chief who could not attend the SGM due to personal reasons.

The four contentious Lodha panel recommendations that is delaying the implementation process are one-state, one vote, age cap of 70 for office-bearers, cooling-off period for office-bearers and size of the national selection panel.

Updated Date:

also read

World Test Championship final: Sachin Tendulkar says Kiwis had best preparation possible, but India far from underdogs
First Cricket News

World Test Championship final: Sachin Tendulkar says Kiwis had best preparation possible, but India far from underdogs

Indian cricket legend Sachin Tendulkar has said that while the New Zealand cricket team has had the best preparation possible for the upcoming World Test Championship final, India will be far from underdogs in the clash.

Former Mumbai spinner Ankeet Chavan cleared by BCCI to play again
First Cricket News

Former Mumbai spinner Ankeet Chavan cleared by BCCI to play again

Last year, the BCCI's Ombudsman Justice (Retd) DK Jain had reduced the quantum of sentence for both Sreesanth and Chavan to seven years from the life ban imposed by the BCCI.

T20 World Cup set to be moved out of India, ICC intimidated internally, says report
First Cricket News

T20 World Cup set to be moved out of India, ICC intimidated internally, says report

While the UAE were always the first back-up option, Oman's capital Muscat has been added as the fourth venue, apart from Abu Dhabi, Dubai and Sharjah, for the tournament that will start in the last week of October.