Nominations for BCCI elections on September 26

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Mumbai, Sep 19 (UNI) The filing of nominations for the annual Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) elections will take place a day before the Annual General Meeting (AGM), which is scheduled on September 27 and 28 at the board headquarters here.

''The filing of nominations for the posts of five vice presidents, the secretary, joint secretary and treasurer will be held between 1030 hours and 1600 hours on September 26 and by 1900 hours on the same day, after any withdrawals, the final list of candidates will be known,'' BCCI sources said.

Shashank Manohar of Vidarbha Cricket Association has already been elected as the next BCCI president to succeed Sharad Pawar who is to step down at the AGM after his elevation to the post of the President of the International Cricket Council (ICC), which he will occupy in 2010.

A day ahead of the filing of nominations, all the 30 affiliated units of the BCCI would have to provide the name of the person to represent them at the AGM.

To be eligible to contest for the vice-president's post the candidate must be proposed by his own parent unit and seconded by another unit from the same zone.

All those contesting the elections must have attended atleast two AGMs or should have been a present or past office-bearers of the cricket board.

The next president of the BCCI, after Manohar completes his term in 2011, would be from South Zone as per the board's rotation policy and he will be appointed as the president-elect in 2010, the sources added.

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