New BCCI officials sacked staff appointed by former chief

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New Delhi : The BCCI officials are in a spot of bother after the Supreme Court-appointed Committee of Administrators (COA) sacked some of the employees. The panel, which took over the cricket board, removed some staff attached to former BCCI chief Anurag Thakur and secretary Ajay Shirke.

Appointments and tenure of other BCCI officials will be overseen by BCCI CEO Rahul Johri.

The COA also that there would be no further appointment of staff can be done without the approval of the panel.

As regards the Indian Premier League (IPL), Johri, the BCCI CEO, was allowed to hire staff on contract basis, for a maximum of four months.

The COA will also issue directions regarding the BCCI tenders on a case-to-case basis, the immediate one being the Team India sponsorship rights.


The four-member COA comprises of former Comptroller and Auditor General (CAG) Vinod Rai, IDFC Managing Director Vikram Limaye, former Indian women's cricket team captain Diana Edulji and historian Ramachandra Guha. Rai is the head of the committee.