BCCI calls special general meeting to elect new president on May 22

first_img SHARE SHARE EMAIL Former BCCI President Shashank Manohar (file pic) The BCCI has called for a Special General Meeting on May 22 in Mumbai to elect its new president following the resignation of Shashank Manohar.Goa Cricket Association General Secretary Vinod Phadke said an SGM will be held in Mumbai on May 22 and the only agenda of the meeting would be election of a new president.“Yes, we have the SGM on May 22 in Mumbai. The only agenda is the election of the president,” Phadke told PTI.Manohar’s exit from the top post on May 10 barely seven months into his tenure has necessitated the election of a new chief of the world’s richest and most powerful cricket body. He was elected as ICC’s first independent chairman on May 12.According to BCCI rules, a SGM has to be convened within 15 days, apprising the members of the current situation. It is the prerogative of Secretary Anurag Thakur to call such a meeting.According to reliable sources, Thakur is being tipped to take over the hot seat. IPL Chairman Rajeev Shukla is also in the running along with Maharashtra CA president and business magnet Ajay Shirke. COMMENTS May 14, 2016 RELATED Shashank Manohar resigns as BCCI president × Former BCCI President Shashank Manohar (file pic) COMMENT cricket SHARE Published onlast_img

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