New Delhi: Stung by the Supreme Court's sweeping proposals to cleanse the game, under-fire BCCI president N Srinivasan is learnt to have had telephonic conferences with his colleagues and legal experts on the future course of action. Srinivasan, who had a cataract surgery on Wednesday, spent most part of the day at home having meetings with his lawyers though he continued to remain mum on the Supreme Court's observation that he should step down. (Also read: Srinivasan will step aside, BCCI's offer to Supreme Court)
The Supreme Court on Thursday proposed the replacement of Srinivasan by former captain Sunil Gavaskar and suspension of franchises Chennai Super Kings and Rajasthan Royals from IPL 7 till the pendency of the betting and spot fixing case. (Read: Supreme wants Gavaskar to be BCCI president)
The apex court also proposed to pass an order barring India Cements officials from getting involved with the functioning of the BCCI. There was speculation that BCCI secretary Sanjay Patel will meet Srinivasan in Chennai during the day but no such meeting took place.