Rajeev Shukla set to become BCCI vice-president

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Written by Devendra Pandey
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Updated: December 17, 2020 8:13:09 am





Rajeev Shukla hasn’t been a BCCI office-bearer earlier than however was Uttar Pradesh Cricket Association (UPCA) secretary until 2017.
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Former Indian Premier League (IPL) chairman Rajeev Shukla is probably going to become the vice-president of the Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) whereas former India cricketer Brijesh Patel is probably going to proceed as IPL chairman for a second time period.

The Indian Express understands that the board members have determined not to have any election, however as a substitute fill the vacant posts by unanimous selections. The BCCI will select its vice-president and two members of the IPL Governing Council at its Annual General Meeting in Ahmedabad on December 24.

It’s learnt that everybody has agreed to the selection of Shukla as the following vice-president and he will probably be submitting his nomination on Thursday.

Shukla hasn’t been a BCCI office-bearer earlier than however was Uttar Pradesh Cricket Association (UPCA) secretary until 2017. He was additionally the IPL chairman until 2018.

It is known that the electoral officer hasn’t counted Shukla’s time period as IPL chairman to resolve the cooling-off interval because it was thought of the board’s sub-committee earlier than the adoption of the Lodha Committee suggestions a 12 months in the past.

Shukla has been the UPCA nominee for the BCCI AGM and his candidature has been cleared by the BCCI electoral officer within the last checklist offered to the members.

Shukla wasn’t out there for remark.

Meanwhile, in a discover, board secretary Jay Shah has knowledgeable all members to bear RT-PCR assessments, which detect Covid-19, earlier than coming for the AGM. The board will check them once more in Ahmedabad earlier than they’re allowed to attend the AGM.

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