Indian cricket’s one-time power centre, Mumbai, has lost its permanent voting status, according to the new constitution of the cricket board finalised by the Committee of Administrators appointed by the Supreme Court of India.
All northeastern states have been granted full membership and voting rights, as recommended by the R S Lodha committee. Uttarakhand and Telangana are also full members now.
got back its voting right but it will only start to function after pending cases are over.
cricket association representatives will be permitted to attend general body meetings but can’t vote. The memorandum of associations also states no association can have a proxy system — a reference to Delhi and Districts Cricket Association (DDCA), along with the Hyderabad Cricket Association.
The annual general meeting of the BCCI will have to be conducted by September 30th every year and the apex council will go for elections every three years.
The apex council will be primarily responsible for the governance of the BCCI. The council will have nine members and five will be elected - president, vice-president, secretary, joint secretary and treasurer. The other four will be nominated members.
The day-to-day affairs of BCCI are set to be managed by a chief executive officer with six full-time managers at his disposal.
The criteria for national selection committee remains the same, with the chairman entitled to have a casting vote. As has been the convention, the captain will attend meetings but won’t have a vote.
On overseas tours, the captain, vice-captain and coach will constitute a selection committee.