Dr MV Sridhar steps down as BCCI's cricket operations head
ANI | Updated: Sep 27, 2017 18:42 IST
Mumbai [India], Sept 27 (ANI): Dr. M.V. Sridhar has stepped down from the post of the Board of Control for Cricket in India's (BCCI) general manager (cricket operations) following allegations of 'conflict of interest'.
"The Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) would like to inform that Dr M.V. Sridhar, General Manager - Cricket Operations, has decided to move on with effect from Saturday, 30th September 2017," the BCCI said in a statement.
"On behalf of the BCCI, Amitabh Choudhary - Hony. Acting Secretary and Rahul Johri - CEO thanked Dr Sridhar for his services.The BCCI wishes him the very best for future endeavours," the statement further said.
Dr. Sridhar, the former secretary of Hyderabad Cricket Association (HCA) before being appointed in his role by former BCCI chief N. Srinivasan, has been under the scanner for quite a some time now, with allegations of financial impropriety in his home state association.
Dr. Sridhar had failed to disclose the facts about him owning clubs in the jurisdiction of the HCA.