New Delhi: BCCI President N Srinivasan is under increasing pressure to resign in view of the IPL spot-fixing and betting probe and his son-in-law Gurunath Meiyappan's alleged involvement in the case. The Goa Cricket Association has now asked the board chief to resign pending an inquiry.
"I think Srinivasan should step down and allow the probe to continue. He has to resign as he has no other option," Goa Cricket Association VP Shekhar Salkar said.
However, Srinivasan's supporters are also speaking up. Tripura cricket bosses say he has no reason to step down. "Till the probe is over, we can't say if someone is guilty," said Tripura Cricket Association General Secretary Arindam Ganguly.
But more and more voices are coming out against Srinivasan. Former BCCI Secretary Jaywant Lele also said he must step down till the probe is on. Former Secretary of the Rajasthan Cricket Association Sanjay Dixit has said, "Till the probe is on, the least Srinivasan can do is step aside, he can go on a sabbatical."...more
01:57 PM, May 30, 2013
Panaji: The Goa Cricket Association has stripped Sagun Kamat of the state Ranji Trophy squad's captaincy and banned him from two first-class matches after he was found guilty of assaulting a player. Sagun allegedly assaulted Kashinath Chari, a rival player, during a Premier League tie on April 21. A composite fine of Rs 2,500 was levied on Chari. Being an employee of Goa Cricket Association (GCA), Chari faced another action...
12:11 PM, May 03, 2013