Former BCCI President N. Srinivasan refused to talk about MS Dhoni’s role in his company India Cements. N. Srinivasan made it clear that the Indian captain would not be asked or forced to resign from his post of vice-president of India Cements despite questions about conflict of interest being raised against him.
Srinivasan, who is also the ICC Chairman, declined comments on the IPL spot-fixing scandal, which is being heard in the Supreme Court right now after Justice Mudgal Committee submitted its investigative report on the matter.
“The matter is in the court. I cannot speak on this. Why should I ask him to resign?, ,” Srinivasan told reporters on the sidelines of an ICC function here.
Asked what was Dhoni’s role in India Cements, Srinivasan was once again curtly said, “Why should I tell you.”
Srinivasan, however, dismissed the suggestions that Indian cricket’s image has been soiled due to the IPL scandal. “I do not agree with it that Indian cricket has taken a hit,” he concluded.
The ICC President was even more curt when it came to answering questions on Dhoni, who is an employee of India Cements besides being the captain of the IPL franchise Chennai Super Kings which is owned by the company. Supreme Court has made scathing comments on the issue of conflict of interest in the case of both Dhoni and Srinivasan. which could see their team CSK out of IPL