Mumbai: The voting rights of international cricketers in the Mumbai Cricket Association (MCA) remained intact and the discussion on the constitutional amendment was postponed at the special general meeting of members of the ‘MCA’ which took place. is held on Friday.
Following the recommendations of the Lodha Committee, all state cricket boards affiliated to the “BCCI” had to amend their constitutions in accordance with the orders of the Supreme Court. According to Section 13(b) of the Supreme Court, all former cricketers were granted the right to vote in their respective state cricket associations. However, some ‘MCA’ members are of the view that international cricketers should now be associate members, but should not have voting rights. MCA members called a special general meeting to discuss it. But as MCA Chairman Vijay Patil opposed the constitutional amendment, no decision has been made in this regard.
At this meeting, it was decided to appoint a five-member committee under the chairmanship of Patil. The next steps will be decided after studying the recommendations of the Lodha Committee and obtaining the opinions of the members of the “MCA” concerning the constitutional amendment.
Mazumdar remains as Mumbai coach
Former captain Amol Mazumdar has been retained as the senior Mumbai team coach for the upcoming domestic cricket season. The Mumbai Cricket Association (MCA) Cricket Improvement Committee made the decision on Friday. Under Mazumdar’s guidance, Mumbai reached the Ranji Trophy final last season. However, 41-time winner Mumbai lost to Chandrakant Pandit-led Madhya Pradesh in the final.