Sourav Ganguly and Jay Shah&nbsp | &nbspPhoto Credits:&nbspTwitter


  • Constitution will be changed at BCCI AGM

  • After that there will be fresh elections of BCCI

  • 15 state cricket associations are in support of Jay Shah being made the president

New Delhi: A new debate has raged in the Indian cricket corridors after the Supreme Court flagged off changes to the tenure of office bearers and the cooling-off period in the BCCI constitution. After the court’s decision, Sourav Ganguly and Jay Shah will be able to complete one more term in the administrative post in BCCI.

15 state cricket associations are in support of Jay Shah
In such a situation, there are speculations whether 33-year-old Jay Shah will become the President of BCCI? It is believed that around 15 state cricket associations are in support of Jayshah being made the BCCI President. If this happens then he can become the youngest president of BCCI.

The tenure of the previous executive is being completed in September
The BCCI will organize an annual General Assembly meeting after the Supreme Court clears the change in the constitution. In such a situation, the BCCI will issue a notice for the election of the President afresh. The tenure of the current administrators of BCCI ends in September. After that fresh board elections will be held.

Jai Shah is getting credit for organizing IPL in Corona
According to the Indian Express report, 15 state cricket associations are in favor of making Jay Shah the new president of BCCI. Many people believe that organizing the IPL during Corona was possible only due to the efforts of Jay Shah. The media rides of the IPL were sold at a hefty price of Rs 48,390 crore, which could fill the board’s coffers. An important functionary of the state cricket associations said, the time has come for Jay Shah to take over the reins of the board, all the state associations are ready to support him.

Ganguly and Jayshah took charge in October 2019
After the new constitution of BCCI came into force in October 2019 as per the recommendations of the Lodha Committee, Sourav Ganguly and Jayshah took over the reins of the board. At the AGM held in December the same year, the BCCI AGM approached the Supreme Court seeking amendments to the Constitution.

Also read: Relief to BCCI from Supreme Court, now Ganguly and Jay Shah will be able to continue in their posts

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