Like Bollywood, cricket has an ugly underbelly. It is administered by a an ultra-cash-rich organization that is essentially private.
Ashish Mehta | January 7, 2019 | Delhi
Other than climate and of course politics, cricket is the most popular topic of conversation among strangers. Bollywood too does not cover as much geography as the game inherited from the colonial masters does. Like Bollywood, cricket has an ugly underbelly. It is administered by a an ultra-cash-rich organization that is essentially private. The Board for Control of Cricket in India, a nonagenarian club controlled by moneybags and politicians with no cricketing experience, “control” the game.
BCCI is a private club that claims to represent the nation and makes astronomical income
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The board can take any decisions it may deem proper: it is not answerable to people or people’s representatives
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The board cannot be audited by CAG; it is not under the RTI Act
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