I will give it my best shot, says Sunil Gavaskar

Sunil Gavaskar said that he was deeply honoured to be named as interim president of the BCCI.

updated: March 29, 2014 00:11 IST
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New Delhi: Handed over the reins of BCCI for IPL-7 by the Supreme Court on Friday, interim president and former Indian captain Sunil Gavaskar said he will "give it his best shot" while discharging duties during the cash-rich T20 league. (Gavaskar new interim chief of BCCI)

"I am deeply humbled and honoured that the Honourable Supreme Court of India has entrusted me with the job of being the Interim President of the BCCI till the end of IPL 7. Like with my cricket, I will give it my best shot," Gavaskar said in a statement. (Former cricketers laud Gavaskar's elevation)

The apex court gave charge to Gavaskar for functions concerning the IPL and did not bar the N. Srinivasan-promoted Chennai Super kings and Rajasthan Royals from participating in the seventh edition of the tournament.

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