Srinivasan removed as ICC chairman
Board of Control for Cricket in India president Shashank Manohar will be the new BCCI representative at the International Cricket Council. He will replace former BCCI president N. Srinivasan who was elected the first chairman of the ICC in June 2014.“By virtue of being the BCCI president at the ICC, Manohar will take over as chairman of the ICC,’’ said Anurag Thakur, secretary, BCCI. “I never aspired for this,’’ said Mr. Manohar who will be in office till June 2016.Former BCCI and ICC president Sharad Pawar has been named the alternative representative in case Mr. Manohar is unable to attend. The house praised Mr. Srinivasan’s contributions as the ICC chairman.The BCCI accepted in principle the proposed rules on conflict of interest and other amendments to its constitution. It also appointed retired Justice A.P Shah as the ombudsman, who will look into all conflict of interest disputes.Another important decision was that it woud meet every quarter and make professional appointments to strengthen the governance of the BCCI based on the report to be submitted by Deloitte.