N. Srinivasan Gets High Court Boost Before All-Important IPL Scam Hearing

N. Srinivasan is seeking another term as BCCI president but a lot depends on how the Supreme Court interprets the Mudgal panel report on corruption in IPL.

Updated: November 12, 2014 12:06 IST
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The Bombay High Court on Tuesday dismissed a petition filed by the Cricket Association of Bihar (CAB) chief challenging two amendments brought out by BCCI in its rules allegedly to favour its President-in-exile N Srinivasan.

The HC ruling on the petition, filed by CAB chief Aditya Verma, could pave the way for Srinivasan to contest another term as BCCI president during elections in Chennai on November 20. (IPL Scam: Top 10 Developments)

A Division Bench headed by Justice Anoop Mohota refused to interfere with the decision of the BCCI's general body in carrying out the amendments in its rules, saying the plea was based on presumptions and assumptions which cannot be considered by the court in a Public Interest Litigation. (Supreme Court yet to read Mudgal probe report)

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