Anurag Thakur replaces Shashank Manohar as BCCI president

New Delhi:Anurag Thakur has been elected as the new president of the Board of Control for Cricket in India. The 41-year-old Thakur was elected unanimously at a special general meeting Sunday to replace Shashank Manohar, who quit the position this month to become chairman of the International Cricket Council. Manohar had to leave the BCCI because recent amendments to the ICC constitution made the role of chairman independent and not open to anyone holding office in a national cricket body

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