IPL scandal: No reason why I should be removed as BCCI president, N. Srinivasan tells Supreme Court

N. Srinivasan was suspended as BCCI president by the Supreme Court till the Indian Premier League 2013 betting and spot-fixing case was disposed of.

updated: April 15, 2014 23:35 IST
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Suspended Board of Control for Cricket in India president N. Srinivasan has filed an affidavit in the Supreme Court on Tuesday asking why he has been removed as the Board president. In the wake of the Indian Premier League match-fixing and betting scandal 2013, the Supreme Court, through an interim order on March 28, removed Srinivasan as BCCI chief and appointed Shivlal Yadav and Sunil Gavaskar as joint heads.

In his petition, Srinivasan has requested the apex court to consider its interim order. "I am highly aggrieved by the unfair and unsubstantiated allegations made against me in the course of hearing of the above matter on 27-03-2014. Further, I am personally not aware of the reason why this Hon'ble Court orally expressed that I should not continue as President of BCCI," Srinivasan said in his affidavit. (Also read: Fleming admits 'distractions' affecting CSK)

The IPL case comes up for hearing on Wednesday, the same day the IPL starts in Abu Dhabi. (Check the full IPL schedule here)

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