Shashank to redeem BCCI? Former arch Manohar is frontrunner after Jaitley-Thakur-Pawar meet: Reports

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New Delhi: In a poignant growth to solve a care logjam, former BCCI trainer Shashank Manohar has emerged as front-runner for a empty position of India’s cricket chief, according to a news on CNN-IBN.

The CNN-IBN report reveals that Sharad Pawar, who many suspicion who himself would chuck his name in to a mix, and Arun Jaitley, who wields poignant change in a house politics, are believed “to have arrived during a accord over Manohar as a acceptable candidate, and an central proclamation to that outcome is approaching within 48 hours.”

The growth comes after BCCI secretary Anurag Thakur and some other tip officials belonging to Sharad Pawar coterie had a assembly with Union Finance Minister Jaitley to find a accord claimant for a President’s post following a genocide of Jagmohan Dalmiya.


File design of Shashank Manohar. AFPFile design of Shashank Manohar. AFP

File design of Shashank Manohar. AFP

Thakur, along with Manohar and former treasurer Ajay Shirke, met Jaitley during his chateau on Thursday night and discussed a approach brazen to mangle a care stalemate.

With a news of a probable fondness between former BCCI presidents and famous foes Sharad Pawar and N Srinivasan gaining momentum, a Thakur coterie have also started behind channel talks with pivotal members of a Pawar faction.

This new turn to a story per Manohar’s presentation will put a tool in a works of Srinivasan and his loyalists as Manohar is resolutely believed to be against to a stream ICC Chairman’s participation in BCCI.

In fact Manohar and Shirke, dual of a many outspoken members of a anti N Srinivasan faction, flew to Delhi on Thursday dusk to not usually accommodate Jaitley though also reason discussions with other pivotal BCCI officials.

“Yes, there was a assembly that took place during Mr Jaitley’s residence. Manohar and Shirke spoke during length about a stream conditions of BCCI with Mr Jaitley. Thakur was also present”, a tip BCCI central told PTI on condition of anonymity.

Earlier reports suggested that Manohar, a Vidarbha-based counsel was charity a BCCI president’s post for his purify picture and being a crusader of anti-corruption in a house though apparently he had declined a offer.

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“Manohar has always confirmed that he has played his innings as BCCI tip boss. He does not wish to come behind again though is prepared to assistance a BCCI revive a faith among stakeholders. He has done it transparent that he is not during all in foster of a Pawar-Srinivasan alliance,” a source had said.

“Manohar and Shirke were told that usually 6 months back, they had all fought to get Srinivasan out of BCCI. How will it demeanour if Mr Pawar becomes BCCI trainer with Srinivasan’s support. They have been told to remonstrate Pawar to stretch himself from Srinivasan.”

“In fact, a Thakur coterie is not antithetic to charity Pawar a president’s post and together they would have a numbers,” a source had indicated, according to PTI before this latest development.

Some of a a East Zone units are in foster of fielding corner secretary Amitabh Chaudhary of Jharkhand as their claimant for a post of BCCI president.

With PTI inputs