Ajay Shirke set to be elected unopposed as BCCI secretary

Posted By: PTI

Mumbai, Sep 21: Current secretary Ajay Shirke is all set to be elected unopposed at the 87th Annual General Meeting of the BCCI scheduled to be held on Wednesday (Sep 21).

In fact a senior BCCI functionary confirmed that Shirke's was the only nomination for the secretary's post.

Ajay Shirke set to be elected unopposed as BCCI secretary

"His (Shirke) was the only nomination received today," the official told PTI on Tuesday.

Shirke became the secretary in July after Anurag Thakur was elevated as the president with Shashank Manohar opting to quit BCCI for the ICC chairmanship.

Shirke is the supremo of the Maharashtra Cricket Association and known to be close to former BCCI and ICC president Sharad Pawar.

Later Tuesday, the BCCI confirmed that only Shirke's nomination was received for the post of secretary.

"The Goa Cricket Association (GCA) has proposed Dr. Venkatesh Prabhu Dessai as its nominee to attend the 87th AGM," the BCCI release added.

PTI

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Story first published: Tuesday, September 20, 2016, 20:31 [IST]
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