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Shashank Manohar takes over as BCCI president

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Shashank Manohar took over as the president of BCCI following the death of Jagmohan Dalmiya in September 2015.

About Shashank Manohar

Manohar
About Shashank Manohar
  • Shashank Manohar is a lawyer by profession and gained prominence when he headed the Vidarbha Cricket Association in 1996.
  • Manohar went on to become BCCI president for the first time in 2008 and held the post till 2011.
  • He also suggested performance-based incentives to players after a poor show at the 2007 Cricket World Cup in West Indies.

Srinivasan may lose ICC chairmanship

2 Nov 2015
Srinivasan may lose ICC chairmanship
  • N Srinivasan may lose his ICC chairmanship, ending his decade long regime as a high-profile cricket administrator.
  • He was in a controversy after his son-in-law Gurunath was held guilty in the 2013 spot fixing scandal.
  • Most of the BCCI members had expressed their desire to remove Srinivasan.
  • Amid controversy, he had taken over as the ICC Chairman in June 2014.

What was the agenda of the AGM?

Agenda
What was the agenda of the AGM?
  • ‚ÄčThe board was expected to discuss the controversies surrounding Delhi & District Cricket Association (DDCA).
  • The meeting would decide on a roadmap for induction of two new teams in place of the suspended CSK and RR.
  • The AGM would also decide on constituting a new IPL governing council.
  • The appointment of new senior, junior and women's selection panels was also on the board's agenda.

Manohar aims for sweeping reforms in BCCI AGM

Issues
Manohar aims for sweeping reforms in BCCI AGM
  • Appointment of the Ombudsman, or Ethics Officer, was one of the key changes that were supposed to be taken up.
  • The ombudsman would deal with the complaints of Conflict of Interest in the Board or any acts of violation of rules in board.
  • BCCI President Shashank Manohar also wanted to clear the way for the recommendations made by the Supreme Court appointed Lodha committee.

Srinivasan removed as ICC chairman, Manohar to take-over

9 Nov 2015
Srinivasan removed as ICC chairman, Manohar to take-over
  • Former BCCI President N Srinivisan was removed as the chairman of International Cricket Council (ICC).
  • The decision was taken in BCCI's 85th Annual General Meeting in Mumbai today.
  • Srinivisan's tenure, which was supposed to end in June 2016, would be completed by current BCCI President Shashank Manohar.
  • As per protocol, BCCI would recommend this change to ICC.

BCCI AGM concluded, ombudsman appointed

9 Nov 2015
BCCI AGM concluded, ombudsman appointed
  • As part of BCCI President Manohar's clean up operation, Justice (Retd) A P Shah was appointed as the ombudsman for BCCI.
  • Replacing Anil Kumble, Sourav Ganguly was appointed as the Chairman of the Technical Committee.
  • Indian Team Director Ravi Shastri was dropped from the IPL governing council.
  • Roger Binny, whose son plays for Indian team, was removed from the selection panel.

Eyeing ICC chair, Shashank Manohar quits BCCI

10 May 2016
Eyeing ICC chair, Shashank Manohar quits BCCI
  • Shashank Manohar resigned as president of the BCCI and as the BCCI representative in the International Cricket Council (ICC).
  • Manohar's move comes in the lead up to the elections for ICC chairman, a post that must be contested by independent candidates not linked to any country's board.
  • IPL chairman Rajeev Shukla and BCCI secretary Anurag Thakur are the frontrunners to occupy the vacant chair.

BCCI has two weeks to elect president

10 May 2016
BCCI has two weeks to elect president
  • Manohar's resignation leaves the BCCI a headless body for the second time in less than a year.
  • Further it comes at a time when the Lodha Panel's recommendations aim at changing the governance style of the board.
  • According to BCCI rulebook, secretary Anurag Thakur will now have to call a Special General Body Meeting within two weeks to elect a new president.