Lodha panel to appoint independent auditor on BCCI finances
New Delhi, Oct 21 (IANS) The Supreme Court on Friday said that the Justice Lodha Committee will appoint an independent auditor to scrutinise the finances of the BCCI, including contracts involving media rights.
A bench headed by Chief Justice T.S Thakur said the Board of Control for Cricket in India will not disburse any funds to its state affiliates until they undertake to abide with the directions of the Court and the recommendations of the Committee.
The Court said that both BCCI President Anurag Thakur and Secretary Ajay Shirke should file an affidavit committing to abide by it and the Panel’s recommendations.
The order also said that Lodha panel’s secretary would send the copy of the order to International Cricket Council (ICC) Chairman Shashank Manohar.