Is BCCI Going To Make A Big Announcement Regarding Sexual Harassment Prevention Policy, WPL, ODI World Cup 2023 In SGM Meeting? Check The Full Report

The Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) has called a Special General Meeting (SGM) in Ahmedabad on 27th May. There is a possibility that after the meeting, a specific announcement may be made regarding the ODI World Cup.

According to Cricbuzz, one of the five points on the SGM agenda is forming a working group for the ICC World Cup 2023. It is discussed that the full schedule of the World Cup tournament to be held in October-November can be released after the meeting. Along with this, the organizing committee members can also be announced.

The full schedule of the World Cup has not been announced yet. However, the tournament will start on 5th October and be played till 19th November in 12 cities.

The Indian team members will leave for England in three batches for the World Test Championship final. The first batch will take off on May 23, soon after the conclusion of the league stage of the IPL. The second batch will leave for England after the first two play-off matches on May 23 and 24. And the final batch will leave after the finals on 30th May. BCCI is also planning to organize a practice match for the Indian team.

The five-point agenda of the SGM included the following:-
(1) Infrastructure development and subsidy sub-committee
(2) Guidelines for appointment of physiotherapists and trainers in state teams
(3) Formation of the working group for ICC World Cup 2023
(4) Formation of a separate committee for the Women’s Premier League
(5) Special committee for sexual harassment prevention policy

The BCCI had formed a four-member Internal Complaints Committee following allegations of sexual harassment against former BCCI CEO Rahul Johri, but the revised policy will add more members to the new committee.

The World Cup Working Group will consist of the BCCI President, Secretary, Treasurer, Acting CEO and other senior officials. The board has allocated funds to improve the infrastructure of all the stadiums hosting World Cup matches.

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