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)