Supreme court intervention after Indian board resists reforms


THE influential Indian cricket board (BCCI) is facing a possible leadership crisis after the country’s supreme court demanded it accept sweeping changes by October 7. The BCCI finds itself on a sticky wicket after it agreed to implement only part of a raft of changes recommended by a court-appointed panel, which was set up last year to usher in reforms at the world’s richest cricket board. The panel, headed by former chief justice of India RM Lodha, recommended, among other things, age and tenure restrictions for top officials as well as banning them from serving successive terms. “We will pass…

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