Sharad Pawar hints at returning to cricket administration

Sharad Pawar also says that he endorses Prime Minister Manmohan Singh's view that politics and sports should not be mixed, saying he never did it during his long association with sports bodies.

updated: June 07, 2013 17:46 IST
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Mumbai: NCP President Sharad Pawar on Friday fuelled further speculation on getting back into cricket administration when he said that he may be "in some sports body in the future".

Amidst speculations that he may contest the Mumbai Cricket Association (MCA) elections to make a comeback into BCCI, he told reporters that, "right now, I am not associated with BCCI (so I should not comment). I may be with some sports body in the future."

At the height of the recent spot-fixing scandal in IPL before BCCI President N Srinivasan was forced to step aside till pendency of the inquiry, there was speculation that Pawar may contest the MCA elections.

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