Former BCCI secretary Jaywant Lele dies

Jaywant Lele has been a staunch critic of BCCI president-in-exile N Srinivasan and also accused the board of double standards while handing Sreesanth and Ankeet Chavan life bans.

updated: September 20, 2013 18:01 IST
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Vadodara: Jaywant Lele, the diminutive former BCCI secretary during whose tenure the match-fixing scandal broke out in 2000, passed away at his residence here following a massive heart attack.

Lele breathed his late on Thursday night. He was 75 and is survived by his wife, a son and a daughter.

The outspoken Lele, who served as BCCI's assistant secretary and later took over the reins as the secretary when Jagmohan Dalmiya became the president of the International Cricket Council in 1996, had celebrated his 75th birthday on September 13.

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