Ravi Shastri named in three-member panel to be proposed by BCCI to Supreme Court for IPL scam probe

The BCCI will propose the three-member panel to the Supreme Court in a hearing on April 22.

updated: April 20, 2014 22:49 IST
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Faced with a credibility crisis arising out of the IPL spot-fixing and betting scandal, the BCCI on Sunday, suggested to the Supreme Court a three-member committee made up of eminent persons to probe the corruption case on the directives of the apex court. (BCCI accepts Supreme Court order)

The all-powerful Working Committee of the Board in its emergent meeting in Mumbai, decided to suggest names of former India all-rounder Ravi Shastri, former Calcutta High Court Chief Justice J N Patel and ex-CBI Director RK Raghavan as members of the probe committee. (Srinivasan named in probe report: Supreme Court)

Former Board President Shashank Manohar attended the meeting as a representative of the Vidarbha Cricket Association. It is learnt that former Lok Sabha Speaker Somnath Chatterjee's name was also considered in the meeting before the Working Committee zeroed in on the three persons. (No reason why I should be removed as BCCI chief: Srinivasan)

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