New Delhi: India skipper Mahendra Singh Dhoni will be answerable if an enquiry is ordered into cover up of the IPL betting and fixing scandal since he lied to the probe panel that Gurunath Meiyappan was not associated with Chennai Super Kings in any official capacity, senior Counsel Harish Salve said on Friday. (BCCI defends Dhoni in Supreme Court)
While deposing before the Mukul Mudgal-headed probe panel, appointed by Supreme Court, Dhoni had corroborated BCCI chief N. Srinivasan's remarks that Meiyappan was a mere cricket enthusiast. (Won't answer now, ask after ICC World Twenty20: Dhoni)
Salve, who appeared in Supreme Court for the petitioner Aditya Verma, secretary of Cricket Association of Bihar, said it was indeed a lie aimed at covering up.