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World Cup organisation to top BCCI agenda in next month's meeting

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New Delhi, May 6 (UNI) Taking the first step towards hosting a successful 2011 World Cup, the BCCI today announced a Special General Body meeting at the Cricket Club of India, Mumbai on June 1.

In a statement issued today, BCCI Secratery Niranjan Shah said the meeting has been called to consider and take a decision on the organisation of the 2011 event.

The board statement said the meeting would ''consider and take decisions relating to conduct and to setup organisation for Cricket World Cup 2011.'' Other issues which would dominate the agenda include the settlement and claim of membership dispute between Bihar Cricket Association, Jharkhand State Cricket Association and Association of Bihar Cricket and the issue of amendment to the memorandum and rules and regulations of BCCI which was recommended by the Constitution Review Committee, the release added.

The meeting would also consider taking a decision regarding organisation of the 2013 Women's Cricket World Cup.

The meeting comes a week after the Asian bloc -- comprising India, Pakistan, Bangladesh and Sri Lanka -- won the bid to hold the 2011 World Cup beating the joint bid put forth by Australia and New Zealand by 10 votes to 3.

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