Chief Executive Officer Rahul Johri is all set to part ways with the Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI), whose long pending resignation was accepted on Thursday (June 9).
While the top executives of the BCCI remained silent, a senior official in the know of the things told PIT that they have decided to accept Johri’s resignation letter sent on December 27.
“Rahul Johri’s resignation has been a accepted. He was earlier given an extension till April 30 but this time it has been accepted,” a BCCI veteran told PTI on the condition of anonymity.
It is not yet certain why the Indian cricket board would suddenly decide to accept the withdrawal of Rahul Johri and part ways from him. Johri, who joined the BCCI in 2016, had earlier put in the papers after the Supreme Court appointed Committee of Administration (CoA) had welcomed Sourav Ganguly-led set-up to run the world’s richest cricket board.
He was then asked to continue to serve his tenure till end of his contract, which is due to expire in 2021. However, once the BCCI got back its administration, Johri was highly disparaged with his domain of work, including matters related to ICC, which were being closely handled by secretary Jay Shah.
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