Sourav Ganguly, Jay Shah To Search Extension Of BCCI Roles From Supreme Courtroom On Wednesday

Sourav Ganguly, Jay Shah To Seek Extension Of BCCI Roles From Supreme Court On Wednesday

Sourav Ganguly was elected president of the BCCI final 12 months.© AFP

The Cricket Affiliation of Bihar is not going to oppose Sourav Ganguly and Jay Shah’s extension of their roles within the BCCI when the matter comes up earlier than a two-judge bench in Supreme Courtroom on Wednesday. Sourav Ganguly’s tenure as President ends on 26th July, Jay Shah’s as Secretary has already ended and Joint Secretary Jayesh George’s ends on 23rd September. The attorneys of BCCI will make their prayers within the Supreme Courtroom to permit them extension, as a result of within the pandemic scenario they can not have elections and BCCI cannot be left with out officers both when the Board is planning to renew cricket – first the IPL, then India’s tour of Australia after which home cricket.

The BCCI had filed two petitions – one in December and the opposite in April – in search of a number of amendments that had been really useful at its AGM final 12 months.

The important thing modification was for Sourav Ganguly and Jay Shah to proceed in workplace until 2025, thereby bypassing the cooling-off interval, as mandated by the brand new structure.

Among the many different amendments handed by the BCCI basic physique final 12 months had been modifying disqualification standards, giving extra powers to the BCCI Secretary, no say of the court docket if the board needs to change its structure.

Any order on the prayers of the BCCI would imply the Supreme Courtroom reversing its personal order. Nevertheless, for that to occur, the order has to return from a much bigger bench. The reform order was handed by a three-judge bench and Wednesday’s listening to will likely be earlier than a 2-member bench.


In the meantime regardless of his tenure having ended, Jay Shah has attended the IPL associated conferences of the BCCI, his presence unopposed.

With the resignation of BCCI’s CEO and Common Supervisor Cricket Operations, the Board is now determined to not lose extra officers to tenure cap in the midst of this pandemic.

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