BCCI AGM set for October 18 in Mumbai

The BCCI is about to carry its AGM and elections on October 18 in Mumbai. The elections are for 5 posts – president, vice-president, secretary, joint-secretary and treasurer – and will likely be within the highlight given the current Supreme Court docket judgement that enables present board president Sourav Ganguly and secretary Jay Shah to contest one other time period.

Shah circulated a discover, which ESPNcricinfo has seen, to all of the state associations on Thursday, itemizing out what’s on the agenda for the AGM. This consists of updates “on ICC issues” and “ICC tax issues”.

With the following ODI World Cup scheduled to be held in India in late 2023, the ICC will likely be in search of a tax exemption from the federal government of India for the occasion, which the BCCI has to obtain. This has been the worldwide physique’s request to the BCCI for earlier ICC occasions held within the nation. The earlier ICC occasion in India was the 2016 T20 World Cup and the ICC didn’t get a tax exemption on the time, following which it withheld near US$ 20-30 million from the BCCI’s share of the central income pool. In 2020, the ICC had threatened to shift the 2021 T20 World Cup – initially scheduled for India however later held within the UAE due to the Covid-19 pandemic – because the BCCI had did not safe a tax exemption from the Indian authorities.

Additionally on the BCCI’s assembly agenda will likely be whether or not it needs to appoint a candidate to contest the ICC chair elections scheduled for November this yr, to succeed Greg Barclay. The brand new time period for the ICC chair begins in December.

One other level on the agenda was the inaugural Girls’s IPL, which Ganguly not too long ago mentioned was set to begin early subsequent yr.

Amongst different factors on the agenda had been:

  • Election and induction of a consultant of the final physique within the apex council
  • Induction of two representatives (one male and one feminine) of the Indian Cricketers’ Affiliation (ICA) within the Apex Council
  • Election and induction of two representatives of the final physique within the IPL governing council
  • Induction of a consultant of the ICA within the IPL governing council
  • Appointment of an ombudsman and ethics officer
  • Appointment of the cricket committees and standing committees
  • Appointment of the umpires committee
  • To nominate the BCCI’s consultant or representatives to the ICC or any related organisation
  • Replace on Nationwide Cricket Academy issues
  • Replace on India’s Future Tour Programmes
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