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Pranab had turned down offer to head Cricket Board
Saturday 16 February 2013

President Pranab Mukherjee today revealed that his name was proposed for the post of Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) Chief in the 1980s but he backed out as he has "never held a bat" and put forward the name of N K P Salve in his place.

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Thakur takes dig at Lodha reforms
Citing astonishing capitulation of Nagaland in a women's Under-19 match, former BCCI President Thakur pointed out that not all the reforms were appropriate
BCCI has lost its reputation: Thakur
Recalling his tenure in BCCI, Thakur said that under his presidentship, the BCCI had accepted close to 90 percent of Lodha recommendations