Dalmiya, Dhumal to continue in IPL GC; Decision on Salil Ankola to be taken after WC
Salil Ankola is set to continue as one of the selectors till the World Cup. Dalmiya and Dhumal get extension till IPL 2024
In a massive piece news for Indian Cricket, and Indian Premier League (IPL), Former CAB president Avishek Dalmiya and current IPL chairman Arun Singh Dhumal have been re-elected in the IPL governing council as per decisions taken at the Annual General Meeting of the BCCI held in Goa on Monday.
Salil Ankola is also set to be selector. There were speculations that Ankola might not continue as there were two candidates from West zone as selectors.
Also, in the AGM, BCCI decided to apprise about BCCI earning more than 38% from annual revenue generated by the ICC and also ₹67 crore (approx) per match earning from media rights during the next cycle of bilateral series.
“All routine decisions happened. The list of names for the cricket committees and the sub-committees will be prepared by the office bearers as entrusted by the House. As far as IPL GC is concerned, IPL chairman Arun Dhumal and Avishek Dalmiya were supposed to be elected and it happened on expected lines,” a state unit representative told PTI.
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It has also been learnt that Ombudsman-cum-Ethics Officer will continue as per his contract which is due to expire next year. “The Ombudsman-cum-Ethics Officer will continue till June, 2024. He will serve his full contract,” the State unit source said.
IPL 2024: Arun Dhumal, Dalmiya to stay one more term, Pragyan Ojha no more part of Cricketers Associations
The board members were also apprised about the new budget and the profit that BCCI made in the last financial year. Former India left-arm spinner Pragyan Ojha will no longer be Indian Cricketers’ Association’s representative in the Apex Council.
Decision on Salil Ankola to be taken after World Cup
“The ICA will have its election and then choose their new representative.” In another massive development, Salil Ankola will continue as the one of the selectors till the World Cup. No decision has been taken to replace him yet.
“There has been no such discussion about this during the AGM. If there is anything, it can only happen after the World Cup. As of now, no selector is being changed,” the source said.