- SC asks Anurag Thakur and Ajay Shirke to immediately cease and desist from BCCI work
- SC disqualifies all BCCI and state bodies office bearers who have failed to meet new norms set by Lodha Panel
- SC to appoint a panel of eminent persons to govern BCCI
NEW DELHI (TOI): In the hearing that will effectively decide the future of cricket administration in the country, India’s Supreme Court has removed Anurag Thakuras president of the BCCI with a showcause notice issued in regards to charges of perjury and contempt of court. Anurag Thakur has until January 19 to reply to the Supreme Court’s charges, as does Ajay Shirke , the BCCI secretary.
The Justice RM Lodha Committee’s recommendations for a revamp of the BCCI were also taken into serious consideration, with the SC disqualifying all the board and its state association office bearers who have failed to meet the new norms set by the panel. The SC will replace the top brass of the BCCI with a new panel of administrators, also to be decided on January 19.