BCCI restores RCA's administrative power in Apex Council meeting; association to function like regular state body
The BCCI on Saturday handed the administrative power to the Rajasthan Cricket Association (RCA) during its Apex Council meeting in Mumbai.
The High Court on Friday stayed the proposed appointment of the new ombudsman of the Rajasthan Cricket Association during it general body meeting on Monday.
Vaibhav scored a resounding 25-6 victory over Ram Prakash Choudhary to bag the top post.
Rajasthan CM Ashok Gehlot's son Vaibhav files nomination for Rajasthan Cricket Association's president post
Vaibhav Gehlot is being backed by senior Congress leader and current RCA president C P Joshi and his trusted district associations.
BCCI lifts Rajasthan Cricket Association's suspension after compliance with Lodha Committee guidelines
The RCA was banned by BCCI in 2014 after it elected former Indian Premier League chief Lalit Modi as its president.
IPL 2018: Jaipur's Sawai Mansingh Stadium set to host Rajasthan Royals' home matches with RCA ban waived by BCCI
BCCI had suspended the association after former IPL chief Lalit Modi faced corruption charges and the matter went to court.
Modi, who left India after being charged with money laundering, sent his resignation to both the RCA as well as BCCI CEO Rahul Johri.
The Lodha panel has decided to approve international matches only in states/regions whose associations implement the panel's recommendations.
RCA deputy president Mahmood Abdi said that while secretary Ajay Shirke wanted him to attend Saturday's meeting, BCCI chief Anurag Thakur's reservations stopped him from doing so.
There was no end to the stalemate surrounding BCCI's standoff with the Lodha Committee with the Board deciding to continue its opposition to some of the reforms suggested by the Supreme Court-appointed panel after a meeting in New Delhi on Saturday.
The long suspended Rajasthan Cricket Association has claimed its suspension doesn't stand anymore and is set to barge into the Indian cricket board's Special General Meeting in New Delhi on Saturday.
Rajasthan Cricket Association (RCA) has imported 28 artificial roll-out pitches from the UK to make quality wickets accessible in remote parts of the state.
Lalit Modi is planning to launch a Twenty20 league of his own in the state of Rajasthan in the near future, if the latest reports are to be believed.
The Rajasthan Cricket Association was disappointed over the IPL Governing Council's decision to not hold matches in Sawai Man Singh Stadium in Jaipur, citing logistical issues.
Deputy President of RCA Mehmood Abdi said that the BCCI should have waited for the verdict of the PIL in Rajasthan High Court on 3 May for them to host IPL matches.
Even after agreeing to host three Indian Premier League matches at the Sawai Man Singh Stadium in Jaipur, the Rajasthan State Sports Council (RSSC) is still waiting for the formal go ahead from the Indian Cricket Board (BCCI), the organisers of the cash-rich T20 tournament.
Lalit Modi, who is facing a life ban from BCCI was elected as president of RCA despite warnings of severe consequences by the apex cricket body in country
With Team Rajasthan being fielded under BCCI banner, Modi said that he will work to regain RCA's lost pride.
The BCCI might have formed an ad-hoc body in Rajasthan Cricket Association to ensure the state's participation in domestic tournaments but the move may lead to more legal tangles as the Lalit Modi faction in the RCA is planning to move the court against the Board.
Former IPL commissioner Lalit Modi was on Monday removed as the Rajasthan Cricket Association (RCA) president after a no confidence motion was passed against him.