Srini off to London
Even though N Srinivasan has stepped aside from the day-to-day functioning of the Indian cricket board he is all set to represent it at the...
Even though N Srinivasan has stepped aside from the day-to-day functioning of the Indian cricket board he is all set to represent it at the International Cricket Committee's (ICC) annual board meeting starting from June 25 in London.
India is to oppose the proposed uniform implementation of the Decision Review System (DRS) at the ICC meet and it is learnt that top BCCI officials are not averse to Srinivasan attending the crucial meeting in order to lend a sense on continuity to India's stand on technology in decision-making.
"Srinivasan will attend the meeting on behalf of the BCCI. He has been attending the meetings in the past and is a strong voice when it comes to opposing the decision review system," a BCCI official told The Indian Express.
Srinivasan had stepped aside as BCCI president after allegations that his son-in-law and Chennai Super Kings team official Gurunath Meiyappan was involved in betting in the IPL. On the day that Cricket Association of Bengal (CAB) president Jagmohan Dalmiya took over as interim chief The Indian Express had reported that Srinivasan would continue to be the BCCI's representative at ICC events.
BCCI's newly-appointed secretary Sanjay Patel too be flying to London this Sunday to attend Chief Executives meeting, while Srinivasan will be attending ICC annual board conference to be held on June 26.