DNA – If Justice RM Lodha would have known that his recommendations would bring in changes like the way Delhi cricket is witnessing before the much awaited first direct elections on June 30, he would have certainly not penned down any reforms whatsoever related to improve the working of Indian cricket.

Summary

  • If Justice RM Lodha would have known that his recommendations would bring in changes like the way Delhi cricket is witnessing before the much awaited first direct elections on June 30, he would have certainly not penned down any reforms whatsoever related to improve the working of Indian cricket.
  • Take a look at the people who are contesting Delhi District Cricket Association (DDCA) elections, one could easily find out that most of them in fray are just the proxies of old officials who are no longer eligible to contest elections due to SC ruling.
  • For the record, June 30th elections will be first ever direct elections where 3700-odd members will have a chance to break free from previous powers that be (read acting BCCI president CK Khanna and former DDCA secretary Sneh Bansal).
  • And it is none else than Delhis very own Surender Khanna, former wicket-keeper batsman whose centuries in each innings (111 and 128) in the Ranji Trophy final against Karnataka at Bangalore in 1978-79 helped Delhi win this coveted trophy for the first time.
  • Former India all-rounder Madan Lal has been fielded by Khanna group for presidents post, but he has heavyweights like Rajat Sharma and Vikas Singh to wrestle with.


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