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Shashank Manohar elected BCCI President

Shashank Manohar elected unopposed New BCCI President ushering in a new era in the Cricket Board and ending N Srinivasan's clout in the cash-rich body. Shashank Manohar pledged to tackle various issues immediately, including conflict of interest, corruption in cricket, and the lack of transparency within the board.
Manohar said the BCCI would appoint an independent official to preside over matters relating to conflict of interest, and hoped meet with the government to engage investigative agencies for tackling the problem of corruption in cricket. "The board would frame regulations with regards to conflict of interest of administrators, players and their staff. That would be done within a month's time," he said. "And the board would also appoint and ombudsman or an ethics officer who would be independent of this board and who would look into the complaints as with regards to conflict of interest.