IPL 7: Supreme Court suggests Gavaskar to replace N Srinivasan as BCCI president; CSK and RR to be removed this season

In an explosive suggestion, which created ripples in Indian cricket, The Supreme Court on Tuesday suggested N. Srinivasan to resign as BCCI president so that a fair investigation into the Indian Premier League betting and match-fixing scandal. Supreme Court has given one day time to BCCI to comply with them else will pass an interim an order on 10.30 a.m. Friday.   

The apex court, however, made no decision on Srinivasan, whose son-in-law Gurunath Meiyappan is accused of betting and leaking the team information, but has given an interesting suggestion that former Indian captain Sunil Gavaskar to become interim chief.

The court also suggested, after hearing arguments from both the sides, that Chennai Super Kings and Rajasthan Royals should not be part of the IPL VII.

Court also heard senior counsel Harish Salve due to conflict of interest, anyone working for India Cements, should not take part in the tournament in any capacity.

India Cements, who owns CSK, is the company owned by N Srinivasan. Interestingly India Cements also Indian employs Sunder Raman, CFO of BCCI and the man who runs IPL.

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