Mike Hussey makes U-turn, says unsure about Gurunath Meiyappan's role with Chennai Super Kings

Hussey had previously claimed in his book The Southern Cross that BCCI chief N Srinivasan's son-in-law had been 'put in charge' of CSK. The 38-year-old says that he has apologised to Srinivasan for his claims.

updated: October 14, 2013 20:44 IST
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New Delhi: Just days after claiming that Gurunath Meiyappan, who has been chargesheeted by the Mumbai police in the IPL betting scandal, was actually running the Chennai Super Kings team, Michael Hussey on Monday made a U-turn, saying that he might have got it wrong. (Read: IPL spot-fixing: Gurunath Meiyappan, Raj Kundra to be called for questioning by probe panel)

In his book -- Underneath The Southern Cross -- the CSK opener and former Australia batsman has said that the Chennai IPL team owner and BCCI president N Srinivasan had handed control of the franchise to his son-in-law Gurunath. (Also read: Chargesheet against Gurunath Meiyappan has nothing to do with me: N Srinivasan)

But, Hussey backtracked his assertion, saying that he was not completely clear about Gurunath's position in the CSK team, according to a report. (Related read: IPL spot-fixing: Will heat on Meiyappan also burn CSK's future?)

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