Sourav Ganguly and Jay Shah
Sourav Ganguly and Jay Shah. (Photograph Supply: Twitter)

The Supreme Court docket of India has adjourned for the day on Wednesday on the petition looking for amendments within the Board of Management for Cricket in India (BCCI) structure. The listening to of the plea will proceed on Thursday relating to the extension of the tenures of Sourav Ganguly and Jay Shah. The matter was adjourned by the bench headed by Chief Justice of India NV Ramana.

The BCCI moved to the Supreme Court docket on the fifteenth of July to amend six guidelines within the board’s structure. One of many guidelines is the ‘cooling off’ interval, which states that an workplace bearer in both BCCI or state board must endure a compulsory three-year cooling off interval after a six-year time period within the workplace.

In 2018, The Supreme Court docket nodded in favor of the cooling-off interval after a suggestion from the Justice RM Lodha Committee stating, “the sport will likely be higher off with out cricketing oligopolies.”

The present tenure of BCCI president Sourav Ganguly and secretary Jay Shah is ready to run out in 2022, which is able to imply that neither of the 2 will be capable to contest for any posts within the board or state associations for 3 years.

BCCI to extend pension of retired Indian cricketers

Notably, after retiring from all types of cricket, Ganguly’s administrative position started in 2014, when he was appointed because the secretary for the Cricket Affiliation of Bengal (CAB). The previous Indian captain then grew to become the president of the board and was re-elected because the president in 2019 earlier than taking cost because the president of BCCI.

In one other newest growth, former Chief Justice of Odisha Excessive Court docket, Vineet Saran, was appointed BCCI’s ethics officer and ombudsman. The 65-year-old took cost of the vacated posts after Justice D.Ok. Jain, whose tenure ended final yr in June. Below his steering, the BCCI council must lay grounds for the upcoming media rights for the house season (2023 onwards), and the assembly, which will likely be held within the Mumbai headquarters, will make an official assertion relating to the rise in pension for the previous cricketers.