New Delhi: Unrecognised Cricket Association of Bihar secretary Aditya Verma today stepped up pressure on BCCI's interim president for Indian Premier League Sunil Gavaskar to remove Sundar Raman from the post of IPL COO.
"I had earlier invited your kind attention to the fact that Mr. Sundar Raman's continuation as COO of IPL is deeply prejudicial to the interest of IPL and game of cricket. "However, no action has been taken on my said letter nor any response to the same has been given. By way of this reminder, I would urge you that in the interest of IPL and the game of cricket please remove Sundar Raman as COO of IPL," Verma wrote in a letter to Gavaskar.
Verma had already voiced his opposition to continuation of Raman as IPL CEO. It was Verma, who had filed a PIL in June last year, contending to the Bombay High Court that that BCCI's two-member internal probe panel investigating into the IPL fixing issue was unconstitutional.