Cleaning up the battered image of the BCCI, taking international cricket to new venues around the country and ensuring that India play more Tests top the priority list of newly-elected Board Secretary Anurag Thakur.
With just two days to go for the Cricket Board's much-awaited Annual General Meeting, both N Srinivasan and his rival faction are keeping their cards close to the chest as the suspense mounts on who will be the next President of the cash-rich body.
Days after the Supreme Court expressed its displeasure over Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) president in-exile N. Srinivasan's chairing of recent working committee meeting in Chennai, Srini apologised to the apex court and said he would not chair the meeting.
The much-awaited Annual General Meeting (AGM) of the BCCI, which had to be deferred a number of times because of the IPL spot-fixing case, will now be held here on March 2, bringing an end to the uncertainty over its functioning.
The all-powerful working committee of the BCCI will meet on February 8 in Chennai to decide on date of the Annual General Meeting (AGM) and get an update on president-in-exile N Srinivasan's course of action in the coming days.
Barred by the Supreme Court to contest the elections, BCCI's president-in-exile N Srinivasan has called an informal meeting in Chennai on Thursday for some of the affiliated units to decide his future course of action.
With decks cleared for the election of next president of Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI), the prominence of Jagmohan Dalmiya has risen like never before. But, the Cricket Association of Bengal (CAB) president is treading a safe path, opting to stay quite instead of going overboard and losing his cards.
In what would come as a shot in the arm for N Srinivasan, Cricket Association of Bengal (CAB) President Jagmohan Dalmiya has extended East Zone's support to the embattled BCCI President, who is seeking a third term as the Board chief, by signing the nomination papers for the December 17 elections.
Former BCCI president Shashank Manohar on Thursday questioned Board's decision to postpone the Annual General Body Meeting, scheduled for November 20, saying it was against the constitution of the cricket body.
In a significant move, Mumbai Cricket Association's president Sharad Pawar has decided to attend the Cricket Board's Annual General Meeting, scheduled to be held in Chennai on November 20, after a gap of four years.
The Supreme Court on Monday refused to pass any order on the plea to restrain N Srinivasan from participating in the November 20 Annual General Meeting (AGM) of the BCCI and to declare as illegal the continuance of its office bearers due to the failure of the Board to hold its elections prior to September 30.
Aditya Verma, the petitioner in the 2013 Indian Premier League (IPL) scandal, Thursday protested any possible move by the Indian cricket board to postpone its Annual General Meeting (AGM) at its working committee that meets in Chennai Friday.
The all-powerful working committee meeting of the BCCI will take place here tomorrow to discuss about deferring the AGM and a longer tenure for Team Director Ravi Shastri, who in all likelihood would be requested to guide India till next year's World Cup.