SC rules out N Srinivasan from representing BCCI in ICC meeting
New Delhi : In a huge blow to former BCCI President N Srinivasan, the Supreme Court said he cannot represent the board in the April 24 ICC meeting. The SC also said he has been held guilty of conflict of interest and abuse of authority.
The apex court allowed acting secretary of the Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI), Amitabh Chaudhary, to represent the board in International Cricket Council (ICC) meeting and asked BCCI’s CEO Rahul Johri to accompany him.
The court was informed that Srinivasan and Niranjan Shah, who were rendered ineligible to become office-bearers in the BCCI and state cricket associations by virtue of the apex court’s verdict, could participate in tomorrow’s special general body meeting of BCCI and may be nominated to take part in the ICC meeting.
“Regard being had to the significance of representation of the BCCI in the said international body, i.e. ICC, it is directed that Amitabh Chaudhary shall represent the BCCI before ICC and Rahul Johri shall accompany him and also attend the meeting of the chief executive officers,” the bench said.
The top court, on January 22, 2015, had barred Srinivasan from contesting any BCCI polls unless he forsakes ownership of an IPL team.