N. Srinivasan was elected the first chairman of the International Cricket Council for a two-year term. The previous BCCI president will be supplanted by current Board chief Shashank Manohar. Ravi Shastri has additionally been expelled from the IPL governing council due to irreconcilable circumstance.
At the BCCI’s 86th Annual General Meeting, the decision had been taken to remove N Srinivasan, virtually flagging the end of his hold on Indian cricket. He loses his grip on Indian cricket for good in the wake of having been expelled as the BCCI President owing to the 2013 IPL spot-fixing outrage in which his son in-law Gurunath Meiyappan was held guilty of betting charges.
The Board also chose to trim some of its sub-advisory groups, dropped Indian Team Director Ravi Shastri from the IPL Governing Council and cut out Roger Binny from the selection panel to nullify the apparent conflict of interest.
After the meeting, BCCI president Shashank Manohar told reporters that â€œEverybody spoke in the meeting in favor of a clean and transparent Board, ” Principally, we have decided on issues regarding conflict of interest. The detailing would be done by legal committee in two months’ time.â€ He said.Â
With his sacking as ICC executive, Srinivasan now just remains the president of the Tamil Nadu Cricket Association. His company India Cements had claimed the IPL franchise Chennai Super Kings, which was suspended for a long time after its authorities were held guilty of betting.
The IPL Governing Council reduced to five members after Ravi Shastri being left out. Rajeev Shukla, Jyotiraditya Scindia, Ajay Shirke, MP Pandove and Sourav Ganguly from the new GC. Ganguly will forego discourse obligations. Sourav Ganguly replaces Anil Kumble as the Chairman of BCCI Technical advisory group.
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