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Three Persons Shall Represent BCCI In ICC Meet: SC

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1 Feb 2017 12:32 PM GMT
Three Persons Shall Represent BCCI In ICC Meet: SC
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On a plea for clarity by the BCCI, the Supreme Court today said that all three persons -- CEO of IDBI bank Vikram Limaye and board officials Amitabh Chaudhary and Anirudh Chaudhary authorised by it on January 30 will represent the Board in the crucial International Cricket Council (ICC) meeting in Dubai.

The clarification from the bench headed by justice Dipak Misra  came after Tamil Nadu Cricket Association (TNCA) informed that the Committee of Administrators (COA) has asked only Vikram Limaye to attend the meeting of ICC and had dropped the names of Amitabh Chaudhary and Anirudh Chaudhary.

“We make it clear that all three members enjoy the same status and BCCI should convey to ICC that they will attend the meeting”, the bench said

On January 30, The Supreme Court today appointed a four member panel headed by former CAG Vinod Rai to administer the day to day affairs of the BCCI after the removal of its president Anurag Thakur and Secretary Ajay Shirke for non-implementation of Lodha panel reforms.

The bench had also said the CEO of BCCI shall henceforth report to the newly formed committee of administrators.

Apart from Rai who will be Chairman of the panel,  other members of the committee are historian and cricket writer Ramachandra Guha, CEO of IDBI bank Vikram Limaye and former Indian Womens cricket captain Diana Eduljee.

The bench also appointed Limaye, BCCI Joint secretary Amitabh Choudhury and its treasurer Anirudh Chowdhury to representBCCI in the ICC meeting scheduled for February.

The committee's first job is to ascertain which of the orders of Lodha panel has so far been complied by the BCCI and which of them have not been implemented, and submit a report within six weeks.

On january 24, in a new twist in the BCCI Vs Lodha panel case, the Supreme Court  said it was open to include among the Board's administrators names which will be suggested by BCCI and Centre also for  "holistic approach".

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