SC Appoints Panel to Govern BCCI

The Supreme Court has appointed four administrators to run the Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI). They are: Vinod Rai, historian Ramachandra Guha, former woman cricket captain Diana Edulji, MD IDFC Bank Vikram Limaye.

Former Comptroller and Auditor General Rai will head the panel.

Initially, the Supreme Court entrusted the administrators with the job of examining the extent of compliance by BCCI with Lodha panel’s 16 recommendations.

The panel of administrators will now have to deal with several tasks, including implementing the Lodha reforms which were made binding on the BCCI on July 18 last year.

The Lodha reforms include age and tenure caps on officials. The administrators will now have to submit a report on how much the Lodha panel reforms have been executed by the BCCI and its state units.

It may be recalled that the Supreme Court had frozen BCCI’s accounts and no funds were being allocated to state bodies till they fell in line with the Lodha reforms.