NEW DELHI: The Indian Cricketers Association (ICA) on Wednesday nominated former India spinner Pragyan Ojha as its consultant to the IPL governing council, a working day prior to the BCCI‘s Yearly Basic Conference.
The BCCI will hold its 89th AGM in Ahmedabad on Thursday.
The affiliation was previously represented by previous India player Surinder Khanna, as according to the BCCI structure, the ICA is needed to send a member to the IPL governing council just about every calendar year.
“Sure, the ICA’s administrators have nominated Pragyan Ojha to the IPL governing council. Surinder Khanna has carried out a incredibly good occupation and we like to give chance to each a person,” ICA president Ashok Malhotra told PTI.
Still left-arm spinner Ojha retired from worldwide and 1st-class cricket in February this year.
The ICA, whose Board of Administrators arrived at the determination just after its AGM on December 19, also issued a press release in this regard.
“The customers experienced authorised the Board of Administrators to nominate the member to the IPL GC and the ICA Board, right after because of deliberations and using into consideration any feasible issues of conflict of interest, observed in Ojha a appropriate applicant to represent them. This nomination will maintain superior for just one yr,” the ICA stated in the release.
“The AGM executed via video clip conference, touched upon the challenges that experienced been elevated by the ICA Representatives to the BCCI Apex Council to further more the bring about of ICA’s members.
“The representatives as also the ICA office environment bearers experienced continuously lifted the problem with the BCCI of rising the gratis and healthcare reimbursement and involve widows as also these who have performed in between 10 and 24 to start with course online games for the identical. The BCCI has also been requested to involve domestic women cricketers in their free of charge scheme,” the ICA explained.
In addition to Ojha, Brijesh Patel and Khairul Jamal Majumdar, who were being unanimously picked by the BCCI previous 12 months, will be the other customers of the IPL governing council.
The 34-calendar year-outdated Ojha final played for India in 2013 through Sachin Tendulkar‘s farewell Check in opposition to the West Indies in Mumbai.
In all, he played 24 Checks in between 2009 and 2013 and has 113 wickets to his credit.