Anurag Thakur New BCCI President – Ajay Shirke elected as Board Secretary for BCCI

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Anurag Thakur - BCCI President
Anurag Thakur - BCCI President

Anurag Thakur elected as President while Ajay Shirke elected Board secretary; following Shashank Manohar’s resignation on May 10, new President election was mandetory

Anurag Thakur was elected the president  during its Special General Meeting (SGM) of BCCI on Sunday. Mr. Thakur’s elevation from the secretary’s to the president’s post was just a formality and event of time. Shashank Manohar’s resignation on May 10, a day before he was appointed the International Cricket Council’s independent chairman made BCCI President post vacant.

Ajay Shirke elected Secretary

Return of the Shirke as a BCCI office-bearer happened after three years. He was elected as Board secretary. The former treasurer had resigned from his post in May 2013, rising a deep protest against the manner in which N. Srinivasan’s regime managed the IPL corruption scandal post arrest of Gurunath Meiyappan, a Chennai Super Kings official and Srinivasan’s son-in-law.