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BCCI Apex Council Meeting on April 23 to review matter on Saha


BCCI Apex Council Meeting: The BCCI will finally meet on April 23 to decide the outcome of the Wriddhiman Saha vs Boria Majumdar issue that dominated headlines. The Apex Council will review the report on the matter besides deciding the venue of Ranji Trophy knockouts that will be played after the IPL 2022. Follow BCCI Apex Council Meeting Live Updates on InsideSport.IN.

The BCCI Apex Council will review the probe committee’s report concerning India wicketkeeper Wriddhiman Saha, who had accused journalist Boria Majumdar of intimidating him, at its meeting on April 23.

BCCI Apex Council Meeting: Review of report on Saha, Ranji Trophy knockouts on BCCI’s 7-point agenda for Apex Council Meeting on April 23 – Follow Live Updates

BCCI Apex Council Meeting: Review of report on Saha, Ranji Trophy knockouts on BCCI's 7-point agenda for Apex Council Meeting on April 23 - Follow Live Updates

BCCI Apex Council Meeting: Review of report on Saha, Ranji Trophy knockouts on BCCI’s 7-point agenda for Apex Council Meeting on April 23 – Follow Live Updates

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Wriddhiman Saha vs Boria Majumdar: The BCCI had formed a three-member panel comprising vice-president Rajeev Shukla, treasurer Arun Dhumal and Apex Council member Prabhtej Bhatia to probe Saha’s allegation.

The 37-year-old India discard appeared before the Committee last month and so did the accused journalist Majumdar and presented their respective versions. Saha had alleged that Majumdar intimidated him for not giving him an interview. BCCI is expected to close the matter at the Apex Council meeting

“Review of the Committee report on issue concerning Mr Wriddhiman Saha,” read item No. 4 on the meeting agenda which is in PTI’s possession.

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BCCI Apex Council Meeting Agenda:

  • Review of probe report on Wriddhiman Saha’s allegation against journalist.
  • Decision on knockout venues for Ranji Trophy
  • Decision on increasing hosting fee and participation fee for multi-day tournaments
  • Resolution for updating of bank signatories

BCCI Apex Council Meeting: Review of report on Saha, Ranji Trophy knockouts on BCCI’s 7-point agenda for Apex Council Meeting on April 23 – Follow Live Updates

Majumdar on his part had claimed that Saha had “doctored” the WhatsApp screenshots of the chats he had with him before putting them on social media, triggering a massive controversy.

A centrally-contracted player, Saha had posted a series of tweets on February 23 against the then-unnamed journalist, who happened to be Majumdar.

Saha was told by head coach Rahul Dravid in South Africa that he was no longer in the scheme of things and this classified information was revealed by the cricketer himself.

Saha has played 40 Tests since making his debut in 2010 and for the last few years he was in the team as the reserve wicketkeeper, with Rishabh Pant rising to become the number one choice in all conditions.

Other items in the seven-point meeting agenda include “hosting fee and participation fee for multi-day tournaments and resolution for updating of bank signatories”.

BCCI Apex Council Meeting: Review of report on Saha, Ranji Trophy knockouts on BCCI’s 7-point agenda for Apex Council Meeting on April 23 – Follow Live Updates

The members are also expected to finalise the venues for the knockout stages of Ranji Trophy, which will be held post the Indian Premier League from May 30 to June 26.

The league phase of the tournament was held in February-March after a two-year gap due to the COVID-19 pandemic.





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