"Why 70, you should quit at 60. Now a days even politicians are being forced to retire at 70, then why can't the officer bearers of BCCI do it. Persons above the age of 70 and having wisdom and experience can be given advisory roles. There is a limit when you should say enough is enough," a bench headed by Chief Justice TS Thakur said.

The bench also comprising Justice FMI Kalifulla, referred to former BCCI president Jagmohan Dalmiya who died at the age of 75 and said he was not able to communicate during his last days.
"The past president of BCCI (Jagmohan Dalmiya) could not communicate. Why did those who elected him could not see why they were electing him? BCCI president has been given five years more than Supreme Court judges. Can you suppose a situation when a president of BCCI could not communicate. A person managing the affairs of cricket should be physically agile" the bench said.

Senior advocate Arvind Dattar appearing for Tamil Nadu Cricket Association said that some recommendations of Lodha panel could not be implemented.
"Lodha panel was formed to look into the allegations of spot fixing but it went on to recommend structural reforms which was not possible to implement due to the laws and bye-laws of cricket associations," he said.

"Betting, match-fixing were deep rooted diseases. It is the root which has been found by the committee. The disease (in BCCI) was so deep rooted that it could not have been healed with medicines. It needed proper diagnosis and a surgery which was important. Hence a competent committee of dedicated, committed and honest doctors was formed to do it," said the Supreme Court.

To this Dattar said, "It was actually a Chemotherapy”. The bench also pulled up the apex cricket body on advertisements aired during the matches and asked it whether the person sitting in a drawing room or bedroom has any stake in cricket or not.

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