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Former CAG Vinod Rai to head BCCI, rules Supreme Court

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New Delhi, Jan 30: The Supreme Court on Monday (January 30) appointed former Comptroller and Auditor General (CAG) of India Vinod Rai to head the Borad of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI).

SC asks if Centre could extend Lodha panel reforms to other sports bodies

Ramachandra Guha, Diana Edulji and Vikram Limaye are also part of the team, the apex court said in its ruling.

Former CAG Vinod Rai to head BCCI, rules Supreme Court

Edulji is a former Test player in the 4-member panel of administrators to supervise the BCCI. She is the only cricketer in the members of the cricket board announced by the court on Monday.

BCCI secretary Amitabh Chaudhary and IDFC official Limaye to represent represent the board at the ICC meeting in first week of February, ordered the SC.

The court, however, declined to entertain the centre's request to appoint the secretary of the Sports Ministry as a member of the committee.

The court also dismissed the names to be appointed as BCCI administrators, submitted in a sealed envelope, while asserting that any individual over the age of 70 will not be appointed as BCCI administrators. The matter will be taken up next on March 27.

On January 2 the court removed Anurag Thakur as BCCI president and disqualified all the board and its state association office bearers who had failed to meet the new norms set by the Justice Lodha Committee.

OneIndia News

Story first published: Monday, January 30, 2017, 16:13 [IST]
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