BCCI to reward selectors after Virat Kohli, Mithali Raj lead Indian teams to ICC finals

first_imgThe Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) and the Committee of Administrators met today to take a few key decisions.The BCCI has has decided to reward the selectors of the men’s and women’s team with Rs 15 lakh each for the good performances of the teams.While Virat Kohli had led Team India to the final of the ICC Champions Trophy, Mithali Raj led India to the final of the ICC Women’s World Cup – both tournaments were played in England.Kohli’s men lost to Pakistan while Raj’s girls went down to England in a thriller.Meanwhile, Mohammad Azharuddin’s request for a one-time payment and pension has been referred to the general body meeting.There was also some development regarding the Kerala High Court’s order to lift the ban on pacer S Sreesanth. The BCCI legal team is going through the order and will soon decide the future course of action. On Monday, the Kerala High Court lifted the life ban imposed on him by the BCCI in the wake of the 2013 IPL spot-fixing scandal.In his order, Justice A Muhamed Mustaque also set aside all proceedings against Sreesanth initiated by the Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI). The court had earlier sought the BCCI’s stand on the plea by the cricketer challenging the life ban imposed upon him by the game’s governing body following the 2013 Indian Premier League-6 spot-fixing scandal.Besides, no decision was taken on cricket in the Olympics.last_img