Mumbai : Heeding to the demands of some affiliated state units, the BCCI has decided to convene an Emergent Working Committee meeting on April 20 to take stock of the developments relating to the case before the Supreme Court regarding IPL spot-fixing and betting scandal.
“BCCI WC has been convened on April 20 in Mumbai,” BCCI’s vice-president Ravi Savant told PTI.
The meeting, scheduled at 3 pm, comes in the wake of Supreme Court making it clear that N Srinivasan cannot head BCCI till he comes out clean in a probe conducted against him and 12 others, including India-capped cricketers whose names have been mentioned by Justice Mudgal Committee report in the IPL betting and spot fixing scandal.
Dalmiya welcomes move
Jagmohan Dalmiya expressed happiness at the decision of BCCI to convene an emergent working committee meeting. “I am happy that better sense has prevailed and an emergent meeting of the working committee has been convened by the BCCI. There are some issues of serious nature that need to be discussed at the earliest.
“After all, it cannot be denied that the image of the BCCI has taken a beating of late. Therefore, it is of paramount importance to ensure that the BCCI’s image is restored in the eyes of the cricket loving public of India.”