The Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) secretary Jay Shah has informed that the Board’s Annual General Meeting (AGM) will not be held before 30 September this year. This decision has been taken due to the Corona pandemic. The Secretary further said that the members would be informed about the date of the AGM once it is decided. In a letter received to news agency ANI, the secretary has also informed the members about the government order, which allows extension of the AGM.
“Due to the Corona pandemic, the Government of Tamil Nadu vide its Government Order No. 96 dated June 30, 2021, has ordered to hold the Annual General Meeting for the financial year 2020-2021 for a society registered under the Tamil Nadu Societies Registration Act, 1975,” the letter said. The period has been extended by three months from September 2021 to December 2021. In view of this, you are informed that the Annual General Meeting of BCCI will not be held till 30 September 2021. We will inform you about the date of the Annual General Meeting.
The BCCI held its 89th Annual General Meeting on December 24 last year. Board officials recently went to England to watch the second Test match between India and England at Lord’s Cricket Ground. In this test, the team led by Virat Kohli had won a resounding victory. The office bearers held a meeting with the players and coaching staff in view of the ICC T20 World Cup to be held in Oman and UAE during this period.
Keep in mind that the second leg of the Indian Premier League 2021 (IPL 2021) will be held in the UAE between 19 September-15 October. Soon after this, the ICC T20 World Cup will be played. The T20 World Cup was earlier scheduled to be held in India, but the corona pandemic will not happen. The tournament will see a face-off between arch-rivals India and Pakistan on October 24.