Supreme Court ordered sacking of incumbent BCCI chief N Srinivasan
The Supreme Court gave a series of judgments overhauling the Board of Cricket of India (BCCI) case.
The Supreme Court ordered the sacking of incumbent Chairman of Board of Cricket of India (BCCI) while delivering a series of judgments on 28 March 2014 to overhaul the BCCI. The order was given against the backdrop of Mudgal Committee Report on IPL spot fixing during IPL 2013.
The Bench of Justice A.K. Patnaik and Justice Ibrahim Kalifulla ordered the following
The court asked the incumbent Chairman of BCCI N Srinivasan to step down till the investigations into alleged involvement of his son-in-law G Meiyappan is pending. The order was given to ensure transparent probe.
The court appointed Sunil Gavaskar as the acting president of the Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) of IPL 2014. Sunil Gavaskar replaced the Srinivasan.
The Court also directed the administration responsibilities of BCCI to the Vice-President of BCCI Shivlal Yadav, the former off-spinner of Indian Cricket team.
The court also directed that none of the employees of India Cements Limited or its associate companies will perform any of the duties assigned to them by the BCCI.
The court also allowed the Chennai Super Kings and Rajasthan Royals to participate in the IPL 2014.
According to Mudgal Committee report on Spot fixing during IPL 2013, Meiyappan was involved in betting during IPL 2013 and Srinivasan position as chairman of BCCI may interfere the ongoing investigations on IPL spot fixing.