Lodha panel press conference on BCCI report: As it happened...

By Dattaraj Thaly | Last Updated: Monday, January 4, 2016 - 15:03

Justice R M Lodha panel proposed sweeping changes in order to reform BCCI.

4 January 2016, 13:33 PM

4 January 2016, 13:27 PM

Lodha Panel gives a clean chit to IPL CEO Sundar Raman.

4 January 2016, 13:21 PM

Not enough evidence against former IPL COO Sunder Raman: Justice Lodha

4 January 2016, 13:08 PM

Lodha on selection committee: Each of the selection committee would comprise three members. The members of the senior selection committee can only be those who have played international Test matches and the one with most Test caps would be chairman. Talent spotting committee comprising three members. All these selection committees would be appointed at the AGM. (via ESPN Cricinfo)

4 January 2016, 13:00 PM


Lodha panel recommends legalisation of betting.

4 January 2016, 12:51 PM

No BCCI office-bearer can hold office for more than 3 terms with rider that there will be cooling off after each term: Justice Lodha

4 January 2016, 12:46 PM

One person one post. Also, no proxy voting of individuals: Justice RM Lodha

4 January 2016, 12:44 PM

Lodha: As regards the office bearers of BCCI - president, VP, secretary, joint secretary and treasurer, certain eligibility criteria has been fixed like, he must be an Indian, he must not be above age of 70, he must not be insolvent, he MUST NOT BE A MINISTER OR A GOVERNMENT SERVANT, and who has not held office in the BCCI for a cumulative period for nine years. Each office bearer will have a tenure of three years and no office bearer can hold the office for more than three terms with the rider that there will be a cooling off after each term - in other words no office bearer can hold terms consecutively. (via ESPNCricinfo)

4 January 2016, 12:42 PM

Ethics Officer will decide on conflict of interest: Justice Lodha.

4 January 2016, 12:41 PM

No office bearer can hold office consecutively for two terms, there has to be cooling off period: Justice Lodha

4 January 2016, 12:33 PM

Lodha is also recommending a robust agent registration system to safeguard players. There will be a steering committee to include Mohinder Amarnath, former India women's captain Diana Eduljee, and Anil Kumble. They will take up matter with BCCI for formation of players’ association in light of suggestions from the report. (ESPNCricinfo)

4 January 2016, 12:31 PM

The recommendation is that chief governing body in IPL will be known as governing council, which will comprise nine members. Secretary and treasurer of the BCCI will be ex-officio members of this IPL governing council: Justice Lodha

4 January 2016, 12:27 PM

We have proposed the constitution and establishment of a players association. There should be an apex council for the BCCI comprising 9, of which 5 elected, 2 reps of players association, and one woman: Justice Lodha.

4 January 2016, 12:25 PM

Day to day management of the board will be conducted by the CEO. He will be assisted by 6 professional managers: Justice Lodha.

4 January 2016, 12:24 PM

BCCI has to now decide, idea is to keep governance and management separate: Justice Lodha

4 January 2016, 12:22 PM

The Lodha panel recommends separate governing bodies for the IPL and BCCI.

4 January 2016, 12:22 PM

Lodha Committee recommends relegation of Railways, Services and Universities as Associate members. They also lose voting rights.

4 January 2016, 12:13 PM

We think one representation per state in BCCI is a fair idea: Justice Lodha

4 January 2016, 12:07 PM

Happy to share that whatever discussions we had with Mr.Manohar, he immediately put in action: Justice Lodha

4 January 2016, 12:05 PM

Mr. Lodha: Consulted with several former captains like Sachin Tendulkar, Rahul Dravid, Anil Kumble as well as journalists and historians.

4 January 2016, 12:04 PM

All BCCI office bearers except president and secretary appeared before the panel.

4 January 2016, 12:02 PM

Worked on two things - reforms in BCCI and punishment for IPL spot-fixing, says Mr. Lodha.

4 January 2016, 11:57 AM

According to reports, the Lodha panel has submitted two reports to the Supreme Court. One on the BCCI and another on former IPL COO Sundar Raman.

4 January 2016, 11:51 AM