Ramachandra Guha steps down as BCCI's panel of administrators

Ramachandra Guha's plea will be considered by the Supreme Court in July, he was appointed on January 30 after a major reshuffle in BCCI administration

Ramachandra Guha steps down from the panel of administrators of Board of Cricket of Control for India (BCCI). His tenure ended in a matter of 4 months as he was appointed by the Supreme Court into the panel of administrators on January 30 following the Lodha Committee recommendations and sacking of BCCI President Anurag Thakur. Guha gave his resignation to the chairman of BCCI’s committee, Vinod Rai. He has cited personal reasons for his resignation from the panel of administrators.

Reportedly, the Supreme Court has asked Guha to file a registry along with his plea which will be considered in July.

Guha was one of the four members who were appointed in BCCI’s panel of administrators on January 30 following the sacking of BCCI President Anurag Thakur and secretary Ajay Shirke. The other members who were appointed were former CAG Vinod Rai, Managing Director & CEO of IDFC Ltd Vikram Limaye, and former Women Test cricketer Diana Edulji.

Born on 29 April, 1958, is an Indian historian and writer whose research environment include environmental, social, political and cricket history. He is also a columnist for The Telegraph and Hindustan Times. A regular contributor to various academic journals, Guha has also written for The Caravan and Outlook magazines. For the year 2011–2012, he held a visiting position at the London School of Economics and Political Science(LSE), the Philippe Roman Chair in History and International Affairs.