Srinivasan Removed from ICC Chairman, Manohar to Fill


Mumbai: N. Srinivasan has been removed as the chairman of the International Cricket Council. The decision to drop him was taken at the Board of Control for Cricket in India’s Annual General Meeting in Mumbai on Monday. The BCCI will now recommend this change to ICC.

Srinivasan was elected for a two-year term. His tenure will be completed by current BCCI president Shashank Manohar, who will now head the world body’s Executive Committee till June 2016. As per protocol, respective Boards name a representative on the Ex-Co.

With his exit as ICC chairman, Srinivasan is now left with just one position as head of a cricket body. He is still the president of Tamil Nadu Cricket Association. Srinivasan’s company India Cements had owned tainted IPL franchise Chennai Super Kings.

The Mahendra Singh Dhoni led team is now suspended for two years by a Supreme Court appointed committee. Srinivasan’s son-in-law Gurunath Meiyappan, a team owner of Chennai Super Kings, was indicted for betting and sharing team information. Meiyappan has been banned for life from cricket activities.

Ravi Shastri also removed from the IPL Governing body. Roger Binny sacked as selector of Indian team.