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SC allows CSK, RR in IPL 7; installs Gavaskar as BCCI interim chief

By Chaitan Papnai | Last Updated: Friday, March 28, 2014 - 08:42

Zee Media Bureau/Chaitan Papnai

1:10 pm: Legendary Indian spinner Bishan Singh Bedi appreciates Harish Salve for his efforts.

12:47 pm:Former Indian cricketer and close to Srinivasan, Shivlal Yadav also said: 'Will respect the SC order'.

12:35 pm: Rajiv Shukla said that there will not be any hindrance in the forthcoming edition of IPL. He also stated that Srinivasan had himself said that he will be setting aside. On Indian skipper MS Dhoni he said: It's inappropriate to drag him into all this.

12:20 pm: Congress general secretary, Digvijaya Singh also took to micro blogging site Twitter to share his feeling on the IPL-fixing probe.

12:10 pm: Mukul Mudgal, who headed an independent probe committee investigating corruption in the IPL, hailed Supreme Court's decision to make former Indian cricket team captain Sunil Gavaskar as the interim President of BCCI.

11:45 am: Next hearing on IPL-fixing probe is on April 16.

11:30 am: SC to BCCI: Senior-most Vice President of BCCI will look after other affairs of the Board.

11:25 am: SC asks Gavaskar to get out of contractual obligations with BCCI for commentary.

11:20 am: SC to BCCI: Except players and commentators, no other employee of
India Cements or its subsidiary or associate companies will participate in any duties or functioning of BCCI.

11:10 am: Another breaking news that is coming in is that SC has also decided that both the IPL teams -- CSK and RR -- can take part in the forthcoming edition of the cash-rich league. It's a big relief for BCCI.

11:09 am: BCCI to SC: M S Dhoni never made a statement that Gurunath Meiyappan was just a cricket enthusiast.

11: 05 am: SC refuses to pass any order for allowing N Srinivasan to participate in activities of ICC.

11:00 am: SC to BCCI: Sunil Gavaskar will be the interim President of BCCI only for managing affairs of IPL.

10:50 am: Indian skipper MS Dhoni called a team meeting at eve of match against Bangladesh, according to the sources.

10:28 am: SC: IPL matches of season 7 to go on as per schedule.

10:28 am: Minutes before the start of SC's proceeding over IPL-fixing case, former IPL czar, Lalit Modi took a dig on Srini by stating: If IPL is Indian Parivar League, Srinivasan’s India Cements is its first family.

10:20 am: Few minutes back well known Indian author Chetan Bhagat also tweeted regarding the matter.

10:10 am: It's certainly a big day for Indian cricket and as far as Indian cricket is concerned all the roads lead to SC.

10:58 am: Former BCCI President, Sharad Pawar also stated that IPL fixing saga has hurt the image of Indian cricket.

Also read: Salve accuses MS Dhoni of lying about Meiyappan's role in CSK»

9:50 am: Today's hearing in SC over the matter will start from 10.30 am, which means after 40 minutes from now.

9:40 am: In the morning former Indian cricketer Bishan Singh Bedi took to micro blogging site Twitter and criticised BCCI.

9:20 am: Interim decision of SC on two IPL teams -- CSK and RR -- will also decide the fate of the forthcoming edition of the cash-rich league.

9:00 am: BCCI might propose names of former cricketers Anil Kumble and Shivpal Yadav for the interim President of BCCI.

8:54 am: BCCI is reluctant to make Sunil Gavaskar its interim chief, sources. The board will try to convince SC for someone within the board.


New Delhi: Today is going to be a D-Day for the the Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) as the Supreme Court will take an interim decision on key issues related to the Indian cricket board and Indian Premier League (IPL). On the Thursday, a bench headed by Justice A K Patnaik proposes three points to the BCCI. First they proposed the name of veteran cricketer and commentator Sunil Gavaskar to head the Board. Then they also said that CSK and Rajasthan Royals should be suspended from the seventh edition of the IPL. And the third proposal was to not involve any India Cement employee to the work for BCCI. Now on all three proposals BCCI has to respond today, so that the bench can pass an interim order.

First Published: Saturday, March 29, 2014 - 09:12

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