The furore over Laxman Sivaramakrishnan`s appointment as a players representative in the ICC refuses to settle with the Federation of International Cricketers` Associations (FICA) now referring the matter to the ICC Ethics Officer for an independent investigation.
Former Australian Test offspinner Tim May has resigned as chief executive of the Federation of International Cricketers` Associations (FICA), saying that he was tired of fighting the International Cricket Council (ICC).
Even as the controversy over Laxman Sivaramakrishnan`s appointment to the ICC Cricket Committee raged on, the BCCI on Monday received support from its Asian allies Sri Lanka and Pakistan who claimed allegations of the Indian Cricket Board forcing a re-vote were baseless.
The International Cricket Council (ICC) has dismissed allegations of vote fixing following the Tim May affair, saying that `confusion` over procedures was the reason for a re-vote in a troubled election for one of its committees.
The ICC on Thursday clarified its stand on the recent appointment of Laxman Sivaramakrishnan as the players` representative in its Cricket Committee, saying a re-vote was conducted due to confusion over the first voting process.