Anurag Thakure also said that BCCI has earmarked Rs 100 crore for ‘Go Green’ initiative and looking forward to convert existing stadia into green stadia.
Deaf Cricket Society (DCS) officials met Anurag Thakur and congratulated him for becoming the president of BCCI.
As per BCCI constitution, the board secretary acts as CEO, and he represents BCCI in the ICCin the Chief Executive Committee meetings.
Ajay Shirke said that he shares an ‘excellent’ equation with the new President Anurag Thakur and that he is confident of the new team.
Anurag Thakur was elected as new BCCI president by all six units of the East Zone at the SGM in Mumbai.
BCCI to honour former president Shashank Manohar, after he was designated as first independent chairman of ICC.
All six East Zone associations, have decided Anurag Thakur is going to be the replacement of Shashank Manohar.
Rahul Dravid was roped in by BCCI for a professional fee of nearly Rs 2.62 crore — half of which was paid to him on April 2.
Shashank Manohar’s exit comes at a time when cricket administration in India is poised on the edge of change.
BCCI told Supreme Court that betting in cricket matches can be legalised only if a central law is enacted in this regard.
The bench also referred to ex-BCCI president Jagmohan Dalmiya who died at the age of 75 and said he was not able to communicate during his last days.
For long, the BCCI has set an unwritten code for those who wear those shirts with BCCI insignia.
A PIL has been filed by former CBI Director R K Raghavan to restrain BCCI from effecting the deal with ICC that would hurt the board’s revenue.
Maharashtra and Gujarat which have four and three cricket associations would be left with only one permanent member each in BCCI.
Nine IPL matches are scheduled to be played in Pune and eight in Mumbai.