India VS West Indies: BCCI declines MCA’s offer to host ODI at Wankhede


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In peril of losing the fourth ODI among India and the West Indies at the Wankhede Stadium on October 29 because of absence of marking specialist to apportion installments and the vexed issue of complimentary tickets, Mumbai Cricket Association (MCA) agents met BCCI CEO Rahul Johri at the Board home office on Tuesday (October 9).

“We explained to Johri how difficult our situation is right now, since we can’t pay any of the vendors for the match. We requested the BCCI to host (organize) the match for us, but it declined. Johri has asked us to come back for another meeting on Thursday,” a source in the MCA told on Tuesday.

The MCA was spoken to in its gathering with the BCCI by CS Naik and overseeing advisory group individuals Ganesh Iyer, Armaan Mallick, and Unmesh Khanvilkar. Without any president or secretary who regularly clear installments in such manner, the MCA as of late couldn’t pay the inn bills for the Mumbai group amid the Vijay Hazare competition in Bangalore, and needed to ask for BCCI to safeguard them out.

On Monday, the MCA had moved toward the Bombay High Court for suitable bearings in such manner, however the HC guided them towards the Supreme Court. The MCA, it’s educated, is probably not going to get a got notification from SC at any point in the near future.

On April 6 this year, the Bombay High Court had designated a two-part CoA, including judges VN Kanade and Hemant Gokhale, to regulate the working of the MCA, yet its term finished on September 15.

The CoA gave charge to CEO CS Naik, yet he doesn’t have the expert to sign keeps an eye in the interest of the MCA. With no official signatory, all installments at MCA have been ended, including pay rates of staff and players’ day by day recompenses “We also explained to Johri the problem with the complimentary passes policy of the Committee of Administrators (CoA). We need to give four passes each to our 330 club members, apart from reserving quite a few for various government agencies who help us in conducting the match,” said the source.

After resistance from different state affiliations, the CoA had said that it will give us 600 passes more to them from the BCCI’s offer. According to the present manage, 90% tickets must be sold to people in general, with the affiliation just getting 5%. The state units likewise need to give finish detail of the dissemination of those passes on their site.


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