N. Srinivasan shrugs off detractors, eyes BCCI return

While the charging of his son-in-law Gurunath Meiyappan has emboldened N. Srinivasan's critics, it has not stopped the man himself from seeking to resume his innings at the helm of the wealthiest and most powerful cricketing body in the world.

updated: September 25, 2013 14:25 IST
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Narayanaswami Srinivasan, the most powerful man in cricket, faces a last-ditch challenge to his reinstatement this weekend as head of India's board, days after his son-in-law was charged in an Indian Premier League corruption scandal.

The combative president of the Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) should be a shoo-in at Sunday's annual meeting in Chennai after nobody came forward to contest his re-election for a third year in office. (Read: Lalit Modi says he won't let Srinivasan destroy Indian cricket)

But he now faces a new hurdle on Friday after the Supreme Court agreed to consider a request for an injunction against Srinivasan to prevent him from standing for election, brought by a cricket association in eastern Bihar state. (Read: Lalit Modi's lawyers move Supreme Court, want BCCI meeting to expel him stopped)

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