Sanjay Jagdale and Ajay Shirke on Saturday welcomed IPL chairman Rajeev Shukla`s decision to step down from the post in view of the recent controversies surrounding the T20 league and said it`s time the credibility of Indian cricket was restored.
BCCI Secretary Sanjay Jagdale, who has quit from his post in a bid to put pressure on cricket board`s President N. Srinivasan, has said that he was `deeply hurt` by the recent revelations of spot-fixing in the country.
Two top BCCI officials, secretary Sanjay Jagdale and treasurer Ajay Shirke, quit from their respective posts on Friday in a bid to put pressure on beleaguered Cricket Board President N Srinivasan in the wake of the IPL spot-fixing and betting scandal.
Slamming BCCI President N Srinivasan for not calling a meeting of the Board to discuss his son-in-law Gurunath Meiyappan`s arrest on betting charges, Board Treasurer Ajay Shirke on Thursday said that he is mulling quitting from his post on the issue, according to a report.
Former India captain Ravi Shastri and board treasurer Ajay Shirke are likely to be among the three-member commission set up by the Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) to investigate Chennai Super Kings chief executive Gurunath Meiyappan`s alleged involvement in the spot-fixing scandal in the Indian Premier League (IPL).