The Supreme Court stated on Wednesday that the Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCIrequest )'s for a 12-year term of administrators before a cooling-off period kicks in was granted. This decision will allow the cricketing body's president Sourav Ganguly and secretary Jay Shah to have longer tenures. Indian cricket does not flourish because of the court's interventions, but rather because of the body that runs it.
The top court approved changes to the BCCI constitution and mandated that before the cooling-off clause takes effect, administrators must serve two consecutive terms of three years each at the BCCI and state organisations. During the three-year cooling-off period, the person is not permitted to serve on any cricket organisation governing committees.
Ganguly and Shah will be free to continue working for BCCI till 2025 thanks to the court judgement. Before they joined the BCCI, Ganguly served as an office holder for the Cricket Association of Bengal, and Shah worked for the Gujarat Cricket Association. Both had served for a total of six years in BCCI and state associations, but since the Board's application had been pending before the Supreme Court since May 2020, they were theoretically still employed.