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BCCI forms panel to look into functioning of JKCA

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New Delhi, June 16 (IANS) An existing committee that has been overseeing the affairs of the Jammu and Kashmir Cricket Association (JKCA) has constituted a sub-panel, including former Ranji Trophy player Mithun Manhas, to manage the day-to-day functioning of the association, the Indian cricket board announced on Wednesday.

The other members of the three-man committee are Anil Gupta and Sunil Sethi. “Further, Majid Dar will look into the development of cricket at Srinagar and will report to the sub-committee members,” said a Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) statement.

“The sub-committee will look into day-to-day functioning of the JKCA and shall at all times work under the supervision and control of the committee.”

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Earlier, in compliance with a judgment of a division bench of the High Court of Jammu and Kashmir in Srinagar, dated March 23, the BCCI had formed a committee to oversee the affairs of the JKCA.

The committee comprised BCCI president Sourav Ganguly, secretary Jay Shah, treasurer Arun Dhumal, and vice-president Rajeev Shukla. This committee has now formed the sub-committee.

The JKCA has been in the news for all the wrong reasons for several years. There have been a couple of cases of financial irregularities and cases have been filed in various courts in Jammu and Kashmir.

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There have also been questions over selections and omissions of certain players in the various teams of Jammu and Kashmir.

–IANS

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