Addition of 2 new teams in Indian Premier League on today's BCCI AGM agenda

Addition of two new Indian Premier League (IPL) franchises, setting up of various committees as well as an update on T20 World Cup scheduled to be held next year will be the main points of agenda in the General Meeting (AGM) of the Indian cricket board that takes place on December 24 in Ahmedabad.

The AGM will also discuss the stand of the Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) on the inclusion of cricket in the 2028 Los Angeles Olympics.

Among other points will be appointment of members to the IPL Governing Council, one of which, from the Indian Cricketers' Association, has already been nominated with Pragyan Ojha replacing Surinder Khanna.

While there have been talks about the new IPL franchises, it has been learnt that the two new franchises could come in from 2022.

The 23 points listed on the agenda for the AGM are:

A. Confirmation of the minutes of the 88th Annual General Meeting of BCCI held on December 1, 2019, at BCCI Headquarters, Cricket Centre, Mumbai.

B. Election of the Vice-President.

C. Election of 2 (two) representatives of the General Body in the Governing Council of the IPL.

D. Induction/appointment of the following members of the Governing Council:

(a) 2 (two) representatives of the General Body; and

(b) 1 (one) representative of the Indian Cricketer's Association;

E. Adoption of the report of the secretary for the year 2019-20 under review.

F. Adoption of the treasurer's report and the audited accounts for the year FY 2018-19.

G. Adoption of the Annual Budget for the year FY 2020-21.

H. Appointment of the Auditor or Auditors for the year 2019-20 and 2020-21 and fix their remuneration.

I. Appointment of the Ombudsman and Ethics Officer.

J. Appointment of the Cricket Committees and Standing Committees as mentioned in Rules 26 and 25 respectively.

K. Appointment of the Umpires Committee as mentioned in Rule 27.

L. Consideration of:

(a) The Report and recommendations of the Apex Council, the CEO and the Committees and to propose policy directions to the Apex Council;

(b) The Report and recommendations of the Governing Council and to propose policy directions to the Governing Council;

(c) The Reports of the Ombudsman and Ethics Officer and any recommendations made therein;

M. Consideration of any motion, notice whereof is given by a Full Member to the Secretary, 21 (twenty-one) days before the meeting.

N. To appoint the BCCI's Representative or Representatives on the International Cricket Council and/or any similar organisation.

O. Approval on inclusion of 2 (two) new team to the Indian Premier League.

P. Discussion of BCCI's stand on inclusion of cricket in Los Angeles Olympic Games in 2028.

Q. To update on ICC matters.

R. To update on National Cricket Academy matters.

S. To update on ICC T20 World Cup 2021 scheduled to be held in India.

T. To update on India's Future Tour Programs.

U. Ratification of rules framed by the Apex Council, in terms of Rule 15 of BCCI's Rules and Regulations.

V. Consideration of any business, which the President may consider necessary to be included in the agenda.

W. Transaction of any other business of an informal character as may be permitted by the Chairperson.



Dear Reader,

Business Standard has always strived hard to provide up-to-date information and commentary on developments that are of interest to you and have wider political and economic implications for the country and the world. Your encouragement and constant feedback on how to improve our offering have only made our resolve and commitment to these ideals stronger. Even during these difficult times arising out of Covid-19, we continue to remain committed to keeping you informed and updated with credible news, authoritative views and incisive commentary on topical issues of relevance.

We, however, have a request.

As we battle the economic impact of the pandemic, we need your support even more, so that we can continue to offer you more quality content. Our subscription model has seen an encouraging response from many of you, who have subscribed to our online content. More subscription to our online content can only help us achieve the goals of offering you even better and more relevant content. We believe in free, fair and credible journalism. Your support through more subscriptions can help us practise the journalism to which we are committed.

Support quality journalism and subscribe to Business Standard.

Digital Editor

Business Standard is now on Telegram.
For insightful reports and views on business, markets, politics and other issues, subscribe to our official Telegram channel