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MV Sridhar resigns from BCCI

MV Sridhar resigns from BCCI

Hyderabad, Sept 27 (UNI) Dr MV Sridhar will cease to be the General Manager (Cricket Operations) of the Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) from October 1. Conflict of interest, driven to the wall for quite a sometime and serving multiple positions, including as a manager of crucial overseas tours, could be the reasons why Sridhar tendered his resignation a few days back, sources on Wednesday said. His resignation has been accepted by the Committee of Administrators (CoA), which met in Mumbai on Wednesday. There have been several charges about alleged efforts made by him to hide the facts pertaining to his involvement in the affairs of Hyderabad Cricket Association (HCA), of which he was the former vice-president and secretary. Although, the BCCI had set a deadline to all its employees to come clear on all such charges, Sridhar had purportedly ignored mentioning about his being an accused in ACB cases involving the HCA. To make matters worse, he did not mention about the HCA clubs that he was promoted. A notice was apparently served to him by Board CEO Rahul Johri, where in the administrator had specifically mentioned about the ‘faux pas’ and why the man in the dock was silent on the issues. Ironically, the various acts of omissions and commissions committed by Sridhar, who enjoyed the patronage of Tamil Nadu strongman N Srinivasan, were brought to the notice of the CoA by former HCA president Arshad Ayub. Sridhar had won appreciation from the cricketing world for his suave managerial and persuasive skills that went a long way in easing tensions and nipped a major crisis in the bud during a particularly volatile Indian tour Down Under. Meanwhile, efforts made to contact him turned futile. UNI XC KNR PS 2103

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Formidables of Delhi lead in National Bridge championship

20 Apr 2018 | 9:09 PM

Kolkata, Apr 20 (UNI) True to the expectation “Formidables” fromDelhi, displaying fine cards stormed their way into the quarter finalsof the of team event in the All India Shree Cement Bridge Tournamentwith 151.

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Audi concludes 11th edition of the Audi quattro Cup in Kolkata

20 Apr 2018 | 8:35 PM

Kolkata, Apr 20 (UNI) The Indian edition of the world’s largest golf tournament
series – the Audi quattro Cup on Friday concluded the fourth leg of its 11th
season at the colonial Tollygunge Club here.

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JSW Bengaluru FC best team in this season at Indian domestic level: Roca

20 Apr 2018 | 8:04 PM

Bhubaneswar, Apr 20 (UNI) Minutes after winning the inaugural edition of the Hero
Cup beating Kingfisher East Bengal 4-1 in the final at the Kalinga Stadium here,
JSW Bengaluru FC coach Alberto Roca said his team “has been the best team in
this season at the Indian domestic level.

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JSW Bengaluru FC beat Kingfisher East Bengal 4-1 in inaugural Hero Super Cup final

20 Apr 2018 | 7:52 PM

Bhubaneswar, Apr 20 (UNI) JSW Bengaluru FC came back from a goal down to beat a
10-man Kingfisher East Bengal 4-1 in the inaugural Hero Super Cup final at the Kalinga
Stadium here on Friday.

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