BCCI Ignoring Women's Cricket, Says Women's Cricket Association of India Secretary Nutan Gavaskar

Nutan, who is the younger sister of Sunil Gavaskar, opines that the Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) appears to be indifferent in the promotion of women's cricket in India.

updated: October 20, 2014 13:26 IST
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Mathura: Accusing the BCCI of ignoring ladies cricket, Women's Cricket Association of India (WCAI) honorary general secretary Nutan Gavaskar has demanded the merger of the women's body with the all-powerful Indian board, which according to her was directed by the ICC eight years ago. (Also read: Pakistan Women's Cricket Captain Leads Team to New Highs)

"ICC should send its observers to locate whether its directive given in the year 2006 regarding merger of WCAI with BCCI has been implemented in letter and spirit," Nutan said, while talking to reporters, here on Monday.

Earlier, the WCIA had made similar attempts to maintain its existence after the original women's body merged with the BCCI in 2007.

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