Saba Karim Current Affairs - 2019
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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.
In his new administrative role, Saba Karim will be responsible for implementing operational plans, budgeting, monitoring the match playing conditions and administration of Domestic program.
Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI)
BCCI is the national governing body for cricket in India and is considered as world’s richest cricket board. It was established as BCCI in 1928 by replacing Calcutta Cricket Club. It is a private club consortium, registered as a society under the Tamil Nadu Societies Registration Act, 1975. It is member of ICC and has authority to select players, umpires and officials to participate in international cricket events and exercises total control over them.