After the 89th Annual General Meeting (AGM) of the Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI), it has emerged that Jay Shah could likely be India’s representative in the ICC Board. Jay Shah, who is the secretary of BCCI, was confirmed as such by a board member to news agency ANI. Jay Shah as thrust as the secretary in October 2019.
Earlier, BCCI President Sourav Ganguly was the one attending the meetings or interactions of the ICC Board on behalf of the BCCI. Unfortunately, the former Indian captain suffered a health condition for which he also went Angioplasty in a hospital in Kolkata. Though Sourav Ganguly has earned a release from the hospital and is keeping well, he has to be monitored continuously on how to proceed in future.
BCCI’s discussions on the tax exemption issues ahead of the two ICC events:
The Indian cricket board’s member revealed that bearing in mind India will stage the 2021 T20 World Cup and the 2023 50-over World Cup, they have to see if there is tax exemption available. In this regard, Jay Shah and Treasurer Arun Dhumal will speak to the government authorities.
“We are set to host the 2021 T20 World Cup as well as the 50-over World Cup in 2023. We need to speak to the government to see if we can get tax exemption and for this, we have decided that our secretary Jay Shah and treasurer Arun Dhumal will speak to the government,” the board member commented.