President of the Board for Cricket Control in India (BCCI), Shashank Manohar resigned from his position today.
His second term as the BCCI President began on October 4, 2015 following the death of late BCCI chief Jamohan Dalmiya on September 20, 2015.
In a letter addressed to Thakur, Manohar said, “I hereby tender my resignation with immediate effect from the post of President of Board of Control for Cricket in India. I also resign with immediate effect as the representative of BCCI on the International Cricket Council, as also the Asian Cricket Council on which I was nominated by the General Body of BCCI. I thank all my colleagues and the staff for their support and cooperation during my tenure. I wish all of you all the very best in taking the cause of Cricket to greater heights.”
Manohar resigned as the representative of BCCI on the International Cricket Council (ICC).
The decision follows BCCI’s legal troubles the Supreme Court in wake of the recommendations by the Lodha Committee on restructuring the organization.