BCCI should have transparent policy on money payout: Supreme Court

Special Bench of Chief Justice T.S. Thakur and Justices AM Khanwilkar and DY Chandrachud heard the Supreme Court-appointed former Chief Justice of India R.M. Lodha-led committee’s recommendation to expel the complete brass of the cash-rich Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI), including its president and BJP MP Anurag Thakur.

During the proceedings CJI Thakur asked a lawyer: Did you say Anurag Thakur is a first class ‘player’ or a first class cricketer?

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Sibal on behalf of BCCI said that SGM disbursed Rs. 400cr on routine expense for 2015. No future expense was covered in this as alleged by Lodha.

Anurag Thakur is a cricketer, says Kapil Sibal. CJI Thakur replied, “We r all cricketers here, Mr. Sibal. I was captain of SC judges team against the Bar.”

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