Pressure mounted on N Srinivasan to quit as BCCI President with former cricketers and administrators asking him to respect the Supreme Court observation that he should step down for a fair probe into the IPL fixing scandal.
Former India cricketer Mohinder Amarnath says the time has come to remove Mahendra Singh Dhoni from captaincy as his "defensive approach" has resulted in the country`s prolonged failure on foreign soil.
Former Selection Committee chairman Kris Srikkanth, who has been accused of shielding Indian skipper Mahendra Singh Dhoni despite poor performances, on Thursday hit back saying that it is not right to rake up issues discussed in the panel meetings.
Former selector Mohinder Amarnath has openly stated that Mahendra Singh Dhoni needs to be removed from Test captaincy but his former teammate Sunil Gavaskar feels that "time is not opportune as there is no alternative".
The BCCI on Wednesday refuted former selector Mohinder Amarnath`s accusation that Board President N Srinivasan had blocked a move to sack under-fire skipper Mahendra Singh Dhoni, insisting that the selectors are "independent".
Former national selector Mohinder Amarnath on Tuesday created a flutter by openly admitting that "certain internal reason" stopped the selection committee from replacing Mahendra Singh Dhoni as Indian captain after eight successive Test defeats in England and Australia.
In what is expected to be a smooth and routine AGM on Thursday, the Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) is all set to revamp its senior selection committee by making at least four changes in the five-man panel following the completion of their term.
As the controversy over Kapil Dev`s omission from the list of IPL beneficiaries raged on, the BCCI on Thursday said it has nothing against the legendary all-rounder and he was ignored for the cash award because of a "technical issue".