cricket-news

Plea seeking injunction against Srinivasan filed

New Delhi, Sep 23 : Cricket Association of Bihar (CAB) secretary Aditya Verma Monday filed an application in the Supreme Court seeking an interim injunction restraining Indian cricket board president Narayanaswamy Srinivasan from attending the board's Annual General Meeting (AGM) in Chennai Sep 29.


Verma, in his application, also sought to restrain the Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) from inducting Srinivasan in any of its committee as a member or allow him to participate in any of the proceedings in any capacity.

The pressure is mounting on Srinivasan not to seek a third year as BCCI chief in view of his son-in-law Gurunath Meiyappan being charged by Mumbai police in the Indian Premier League (IPL) betting scandal, but he is adamant on seeking re-election.

Meiyappan, who is the principal of IPL side Chennai Super Kings, which is owned by Srinivasan's company India Cements, has been named in the 11,500-page chargesheet along with Bollywood actor Vindoo Dara Singh.

Srinivasan has distanced himself from Meiyappan, who was among the 22 people chargesheeted by the investigators.

The chargesheet does not mention any instance of spot-fixing in the IPL matches. All the accused have been charged with cheating, gambling, conspiracy and forgery.

Srinivasan's name also figures among those chargesheeted by the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) in a corruption case involving YSR Congress party chief Y.S. Jaganmohan Reddy, but he was quick to tell IANS that the case has nothing to do with his cricket activities.

In the charge-sheet relating to India Cements, CBI named Srinivasan, its managing director, as accused number three.

"Don't mix the business chargesheet with my cricket," was Srinivasan's terse reply.

--IANS (Posted on 23-09-2013)

cricket-news headlines

Super Kings score 140/6 against Royals

Rajasthan Royals elect to field against Super Kings

IPL: All-round Kings XI Punjab register easy victory

Maxwell stars again in Kings XI big win

Sunrisers elect to field against Kings XI

IPL: Mukul Mudgal Committee to agrees to continue probe

Amritsar and Patiala record outright victories

Virat Kohli has made a place for himself: Javagal Srinath

Apex court asks Mudgal if he would probe IPL scandal

IPL scam: BCCI proposes panel to SC; petitioner objects

IPL: CSK thrash Delhi by 93 runs

Chennai Super Kings get a big win over Daredevils

Quick Links: Goa | Munnar | Pondicherry | Free Yearly Horoscope '2014

Comments

Your e-mail:


Your Full Name:


Type verification image:
verification image, type it in the box

Message:

Back to Top