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Cricket news - DK Jain appointed BCCI Ombudsman

Jain will be the first BCCI Ombudsman under the new constitution

The Supreme Court, on Thursday, appointed former Supreme Court Judge, Retired Justice DK Jain as the new BCCI Ombudsman.

Jain will be the first BCCI Ombudsman under the new constitution, and will take charge as soon as possible. A bench comprising Justices S A Bobde and A M Sapre said: "We are happy that by consent of the parties and the suggestions, the name of retired Justice D K Jain has been agreed to be appointed as the ombudsman in the BCCI. We accordingly appoint Justice (retired) D K Jain as first ombudsman in the BCCI

One of his first responsibilities as Ombudsman, Jain will be relied upon to pass judgement on the quantum of punishments to be doled out to the duo of KL Rahul and Hardik Pandya. The pair was first suspended after their comments made on a popular TV show were deemed offensive before the ban was suspended pending the appointment of an Ombudsman.

The Supreme Court also cautioned the CoA, of which Diana Edulji and Vinod Rai are members, not to air their differences in public.

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