Focus on transparency, IPL in BCCI’s first annual conclave

The conclave will focus on steps to strengthen one of the biggest domestic cricket seasons of the world and ways to take IPL, the fastest growing league in the world, to new heights.

BCCI will have an annual conclave for the first time next week in Dharamsala.   -  Reuters

In its first-ever annual conclave, the Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) will discuss the ways to make the workings of the Board more “transparent and efficient” and take the Indian Premier League (IPL) to new heights,

The conclave will be held at the HPCA Stadium, Dharamsala, from June 21-24, prior to the Cricket Board’s working committee meeting, during which the name of the new Indian team coach is expected to be announced.

The conclave will start with a workshop for media managers of all state cricket associations, which includes a session on digital media. It will be followed by a conference of coaches and captains, IPL governing council, junior committee and affiliation committee meeting. The conclave will wrap up on June 24 with the working committee meeting.

BCCI President Anurag Thakur said: “This is the first time BCCI is hosting a four-day long conclave that aims at getting all stakeholders at one place and align everyone’s thoughts for improvement of the sport.”

Secretary of the BCCI, Ajay Shirke said, “Timing of this conclave couldn’t have been better. We are about to step into one of the most exciting cricket seasons and this is a perfect opportunity to bring everyone under one roof and discuss ideas and how to implement them.”

The conclave will focus on steps to strengthen one of the biggest domestic cricket seasons of the world and ways to take IPL, the fastest growing league in the world, to new heights.

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