The Indian Cricket Board will take a final decision on the Abhijit Kale bribery issue on June 2 after another meeting of its disciplinary committee.
updated: February 25, 2007 10:06 IST
Kolkata:The Indian Cricket Board will take a final decision on the Abhijit Kale bribery issue on June 2 after another meeting of its disciplinary committee here. Disclosing this, Board sources said that the three-member disciplinary committee constituted to investigate the matter would meet at a city five-star hotel next Wednesday before announcing the much-awaited final verdict. All members of the committee - BCCI President Jagmohan Dalmiya, and Vice-Presidents Kamal Morarka and Ranbir Singh Mahendra - will attend the meeting. The Board's decision on the biggest scandal to rock Indian cricket since the betting controversy has been delayed as Morarka was abroad on a personal trip. He also failed to attend the May 15 meeting when the committee concluded its hearing on the case which came to light in mid-November following complaints lodged by two selectors Pranab Roy and Kiran More that Kale had offered Rs 10 lakh to each of them to buy a place in the Australia-bound Indian team last year. Based on complaints, the Board suspended Kale and appointed Chairman of the Bar Council of India D V Subba Rao as Inquiry Commissioner. On receiving Rao's report, the disciplinary committee framed charges against the cricketer and issued a show cause to him. (PTI)