BCCI probe will have its limitations, we should await police investigation reports, says Board treasurer Ajay Shirke

On being asked whether there are cracks developing within the BCCI now with people like Shukla and Arun Jaitley publicly airing their views on the matter, Shirke was defiant and put that down to just a "difference of opinion".

updated: May 29, 2013 14:58 IST
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Even as the voices for BCCI president N. Srinivasan to step aside till match-fixing probe is over keep growing, Board treasurer and also the president of the Maharashtra Cricket Association, Ajay Shirke, on Wednesday said not much should be made out of the Board's probe panel and the outcome of independent investigations (by the Police) should be awaited. (Read: Sports Ministry asks Srinivasan to step down)

Speaking to NDTV, Shirke said, "We shouldn't make much deal of the BCCI probe since they have limitations. The real outcome that everyone should wait for is the one being conducted by an independent body (Police)."

On a day when Indian Premier League chairman Rajeev Shukla told reporters in Delhi that during the period of the investigation, it has been suggested that Srinivasan stay away, Shirke brushed those aside as just "personal opinion". He also stressed on the fact that stepping down from the president's post is a decision that only Srinivasan can take.

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