Jay Shah, son of India’s Home Minister Amit Shah, has got new responsibility in cricket administration. He has now become the President of the Asian Cricket Council. The BCCI secretary, Jay Shah, was appointed as the chairman of the Asian Cricket Council (ACC) on Saturday. BCCI treasurer Arun Singh Dhumal gave this information on Twitter. Jay Shah replaces Najmul Hasan Papon.
Arun Singh Dhumal wrote on Twitter, “Congratulations to Jay Shah as the President of the Asian Cricket Council. I am sure the ACC will go to greater heights under your leadership and will benefit the cricketers from all over the Asian region. My best wishes for a successful tenure. “The Asian Cricket Organization was established in 1983. The purpose of this organization is to promote the game of cricket in Asia. The Asian Cricket Council has 24 members. Its chairman is Amitabh Chaudhary of India.
Jay Shah is currently working overtime due to poor health of BCCI President Sourav Ganguly. He has recently said that the Ranji Trophy will not be held this year. This will be the first time in the 87-year history of the tournament that it will not be played in a season. However, the Vijay Hazare Trophy will be played. State units want to organize it. The BCCI will also host the under-19 national one-day tournament, the Veenu Mankad Trophy and the women’s national one-day tournament.
Board Secretary Jay Shah gave this information in a letter to the state units. BCCI President Sourav Ganguly and Secretary Shah wanted to organize the Ranji Trophy as it fetched players maximum match fees (around Rs 1.5 lakh per match), but creating a two-month bio-bubble to be held in two phases amid the Corona epidemic Was not possible. Shah also thanked the state units for organizing the Syed Mushtaq Ali Trophy T20 tournament.