Need to talk to BCCI extensively about my new responsibility: Ravi Shastri

Ravi Shastri, JN Patel and RK Raghavan were appointed as part of the IPL probe panel at an emergent working committee meeting of the BCCI on Sunday.

updated: April 21, 2014 20:38 IST
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During a day off from his Indian Premier League (IPL) commentary duties, Ravi Shastri was flooded with congratulatory text messages from his friends on being named in a three-man panel suggested by the Indian cricket board to probe into the spot fixing controversy that rocked IPL 6. (Pawar questions Shastri's appointment)

RK Raghavan, the former Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) chief and JN Patel, the ex-chief justice of the Calcutta High Court are other members of the panel. (Srinivasan named in probe report: Supreme Court)

"I will need to talk to the BCCI very extensively about my new responsibility. As things stand, I will return to India from Dubai on May 2 or 3, but if I am summoned (for the probe) in between, I will make my travel plans accordingly," Shastri said from Dubai yesterday. (BCCI accepts Supreme Court order)

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