Three BCCI vice-presidents want N. Srinivasan to respect Supreme Court and step down

Supreme Court has observed that N Srinivasan must step down as chief of BCCI to ensure a fair probe of the Indian Premier League fixing and betting scandal.

updated: March 26, 2014 11:54 IST
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New Delhi: Pressure, on Tuesday, mounted on N Srinivasan to quit as Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) chief with three Vice Presidents joining former cricketers and administrators in asking him to respect the Supreme Court observation that he should step down for a fair probe into the Indian Premier League fixing scandal. (Read: Nauseating that N. Srinivasan continued as BCCI chief: Supreme Court)

After going through the contents of a report filed in a sealed cover by apex court-appointed probe panel into the scandal on Tuesday, a bench headed by Justice A K Patnaik said there are "very very serious" allegations made in the report and unless the BCCI president steps down, no fair probe can be conducted.

Former cricketers Mohinder Amarnath and Bishen Singh Bedi said that Srinivasan should now step down while former BCCI administrator and Rajasthan Cricket Association president Kishore Rungta also joined the chorus. (Top-10 developments in the case)

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