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SC appoints 4-member panel to run BCCI; Ex-CAG Vinod Rai to lead

Samarth Srivastava

Samarth SrivastavaBy Samarth Srivastava

Published on 30 Jan 2017 10:52 AM GMT

SC appoints 4-member panel to run BCCI; Ex-CAG Vinod Rai to lead
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SC appoints four member panel to run BCCI, CAG Vinod Rai to head
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New Delhi: In a drastic step to clean Indian Cricket, Supreme Court on Monday appointed a four-member panel headed by former Comptroller and Auditor General (CAG) Vinod Rai to run the Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI).

Apart from Vinod Rai, the other members include Ram Chandra Guha, Vikram Limaye and Diana Edulji.

Ram Chandra Guha is a famous historian, Vikram Limaye is the managing director of IDFC Limited and Diana Edulji is the former Indian women's Test cricketer.

Welcoming the decision of the apex court, Justice Lodha said that it is a very eminent panel. "This BCCI committee will do justice to the game," he added.

"It is a great honour, and I hope I will be able to do justice with the responsibility given," said ex-captain of Indian women Cricket Diana Edulj.

Former cricketer Kirti Azad also welcomed the decision, saying, "I am very happy with new BCCI panel. I must congratulate and thank honorable Supreme Court."

Samarth Srivastava

Samarth Srivastava

Employed as sub-editor at newstrack.com. A learner, who loves covering sports, entertainment and defence kind of stuff.

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