Cricket : BCCI’S GM Cricket Saba Karim quits

Saba Karim, the BCCI’s General Manager (Cricket Operations), is learnt to have quit from his position and a formal announcement on the same is likely soon according to a report by TOI. 
InsideSport had earlier reported in the month of June that all is not well between the BCCI and Karim and he is on his way out.

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Karim had come on board in December 2017, with the then CEO Rahul Johri presiding over the appointment.

Karim’s exit from the BCCI comes a week after the board accepted Johri’s resignation.


Details of Karim’s exit and about who will take over his responsibilities going forward haven’t been discussed yet. 

Indian Domestic Cricket schedules in complete disarray due to Covid19
BCCI Meeting : No domestic cricket till Dec
The domestic cricket schedules and operations for which Karim was directly responsible is in complete disarray due to Covid19 pandemic and it was decided in the BCCI Apex council meeting that no domestic cricket is likely to start till December. 

During the meeting, the board informed it’s Apex Council that no domestic cricket would be held until December. 

Be it the Ranji Trophy or any other age group event – nothing will resume before end of this year. 

Tournaments like Duleep Trophy, Deodhar Trophy and Challengers series will be scrapped and age-group tournaments too will take a major hit this season.

As reported by InsideSport earlier, with the postponment of England tour of India – no international cricket will be scheduled in India for the Virat Kohli’s boys till the end of this year.