BCCI Current Affairs - 2019

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Fact Sheet: India International Mega Trade Fair

The second edition of India International Mega Trade fair (IIMTF) was inaugurated on 15 June at Bidhannagar (or Salt Lake) city in Kolkata. It is a 10-day-long event which will continue till June 23. Key Highlights Objective: The event seeks to promote business and trade around the region as well as to encourage joint ventures, Read More…

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BCCI and UN Environment sign agreement to promote Green Cricket in India

The Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) has signed Letter of Intent (LoI) with UN Environment to promote green’ cricket in India. The partnership aims to spread greater awareness about key environmental challenges India is facing and highlight alternate and more sustainable solutions. Key Facts Through this SoI, BCCI will endeavor to reduce Read More…

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Make BCCI public body and bring under RTI: Law Commission

The Law Commission of India (LCI) has recommended to declare Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) as a public body. It also recommended BCCI and its all member cricket associations to be brought under Right to Information (RTI) law regime. Recommendations of LCI BCCI’s monopolistic activities, directly and indirectly, affect the fundamental rights Read More…

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Saba Karim appointed as General Manager of BCCI

Former wicketkeeper of India Saba Karim (50) was appointed as the new General Manager (GM) of Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI). He will report directly to BCCI CEO Rahul Johri. The General Manager’s post was lying vacant since resignation of MV Sridhar in September 2017 over the issue of conflict of interest. Read More…

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BCCI nominates MS Dhoni for Padma Bhushan award

The BCCI has nominated former Indian cricket team captain Mahendra Singh Dhoni (36) for Padma Bhushan, country’s third highest civilian award for his contribution to game. He is only cricketer nominated by BCCI for this years Padma Awards. Dhoni is one of greatest names in contemporary cricket and has impeccable credentials to his name. He Read More…

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BCCI appoints Ravi Shastri as new head coach of Indian cricket team

The Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) has named former Indian all-rounder and captain Ravi Shastri as the new chief coach of the Indian cricket team till ICC World Cup 2019. He will succeed Anil Kumble who had resigned from the post after the ICC Champions Trophy 2017. The decision was announced after the Read More…

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BCCI forms Committee to oversee Lodha Panel Reforms

The Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) has constituted a special seven-member committee to analyse the few contentious Lodha panel reforms which are being opposed by the state units. Salient Highlights The seven-member Lodha committee has been formed under the head of Rajeev Shukla. The other members of the committee include former India captain Sourav Ganguly, T.C. Mathew Read More…

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