BCCI should restore public trust: Sports Minister Jitendra Singh

The Sports Minister also wants the proposed Sports Development Bill to be passed and become a law so that the National Sports Federations like the BCCI become more accountable and transparent in their functioning

updated: August 02, 2013 18:37 IST
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New Delhi: With the Cricket Board's image taking a beating in the wake of Bombay High Court declaring its IPL spot-fixing probe "illegal and unconstitutional", Sports Minister Jitendra Singh on Friday advised the BCCI to work towards "restoring the trust" of the fans.

"I want to say that BCCI must make sure that it restores the trust of the public because it is the people who have made cricket what it is today," Jitendra Singh.

N Srinivasan's bid to return as BCCI president was thwarted with the under-fire Board deciding to call off its Working Committee meeting fearing legal trouble after the Bombay HC's order.

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