IPL 7: Bringing Change is a Challenge, Feels Interim BCCI President Sunil Gavaskar

Sunil Gavaskar was appointed as the interim president of the BCCI for the duration of the Indian Premier League after N. Srinivasan was suspended.

updated: May 30, 2014 12:17 IST
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New Delhi: As his tenure will come to an end after the conclusion of the IPL final on June 1, BCCI-IPL president Sunil Gavaskar feels effective implementation of ideas is a big challenge for any former player who wants to don the administrator's hat. (Confident IPL Will be a Great Success: Gavaskar)

"The biggest challenge for him (player-turned-official) is to put forward some of the ideas he has and the suggestions he has based on of the observations he might have made while playing, and to convince the other members of the administration team to act on them," Gavaskar told 'IPLT20' website on Thursday. (IPL in UAE a Great Success: Gavaskar)

"Often, we go by tradition and there's reluctance to accept a change. That is the biggest challenge for a player-turned-administrator. Having said that, mine has been a really short stint, hardly four-five weeks. So, it's not right for me to be judgmental about it," the legendary opener said.

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