Split in the BCCI? Ten state cricket associations demand emergency meeting of the Board
The aggrieved state bodies allege that all decisions are being taken unilaterally by N. Srinivasan, while in fact they ought to be taken in consultation with the entire working committee. N. Srinivasan has been named in a report on the spot-fixing scandal that has beleaguered the Indian Premier League.
The ongoing case in the Supreme Court seems to have caused a major divide within the BCCI. NDTV has learnt that ten state associations have asked for an emergency meeting of the Board to discuss the next course of action in the Top Court.
The aggrieved state bodies allege that all decisions are being taken unilaterally by N. Srinivasan, while in fact they ought to be taken in consultation with the entire working committee.
A head of a state cricket body, speaking to NDTV said he along with a few other members of the board are deeply disturbed by the fact that the image of the BCCI has taken a beating and they feel introspection is the need of the hour.
For the moment the ten state associations want the emergency meeting to take place before April 22, the date of the next hearing in the Supreme Court. (Srinivasan's name in report)
The court had removed Srinivasan as BCCI president till the IPL case was properly investigated and the guilty booked. The judges had installed batting legend Sunil Gavaskar as the interim head to manage BCCI's IPL affairs.
Srinivasan, according to the probe report, has 12 allegations against him, with annexures to each of them. "It seems that Mr Srinivasan has not taken the allegations seriously," the court said.