Justice Lodha Committee’s recommendations has had set the cat among the pigeons with the BCCI going on board stating that implementing all of it was not feasible. In the wake of this, BCCI held a Special General Meeting on February 19 to take stock of the situation and the way forward.
The BCCI, in the Special General Meeting, decided that they would file an affidavit in the Supreme Court pointing out the anomalies and difficulties encountered in implementation of Lodha Committee’s recommendations.
Among other decisions, BCCI also came to the conclusion that they will discuss governance and financial restructuring of the ICC subject to such restructuring being incorporated in the constitution of the ICC for permanency.
Besides, BCCI took a decision to keep their national cricketers fresh for international commitments and avoid burn-out. They decided to rework the Future Tours Programmes for the period 2016 to 2023 and ensure equitable distribution of the matches.
Also, during the meeting, BCCI decided to grant full member status to Chhattisgarh State Cricket Sangh, which now will be a part of the Central Zone for all the BCCI tournaments. An agency will also be appointed to search for candidates for the posts of CEO and CFO for the BCCI, the board decided.