Shashank Manohar takes over as BCCI president
Shashank Manohar took over as the president of BCCI following the death of Jagmohan Dalmiya in September 2015.
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
- 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?
- The 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
- 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
- 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
- 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
- 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
- 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.
N. Srinivasan Removed as International Cricket Council Chairman, BCCI President Shashank Manohar to Fill in - Cricket News
BCCI AGM: Shashank Manohar aims to enact sweeping reforms; N Srinivasan's ICC future in doubt - Firstpost
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