Ex cricketers oppose BCCI notice to Dravid
August 8, 2019
Former Indian cricketer Rahul Dravid has landed in controversy after the Board of Cricket Control of India (BCCI) sent a conflict of interest notice to the former ace cricketer. For their latest move, BCCI was slammed by renowned cricketers like Saurav Ganguly and Harbhajan Singh who took a dig at the board through their Twitter accounts. Reportedly, Dravid, who is the head of National Cricket Academy (NCA) and vice-president of India Cements Group that owns IPL team Chennai Super Kings was sent a notice by Justice (Retd) DK Jain on grounds of conflict of interest. This irked players like Ganguly and Singh who openly came out to support Dravid.
New fashion in indian cricket .....conflict of interest ....Best way to remain in news ...god help indian cricket ......Dravid Gets Conflict of Interest Notice from BCCI Ethics Officer. - Saurav Ganguly, Former Indian Skipper.
Gupta's notice states that Dravid is NCA director as well as the vice-president of India Cements, which is against BCCI ethics. BCCI is waiting for Dravid's reply to take the next step. He is expected to give a reply before 16 August.
This is not the first time that Jain is sending a notice to cricketers. Cricket legends Sachin Tendulkar and VVS Laxman were also sent a notice pointing out conflict of interests.
"Really?? Don't know where it's heading to.. You can't get better person than him for indian cricket. Sending notice to these legends is like insulting them.. cricket need their services for betterment.. yes god save Indian cricket", tweeted former Indian cricketer Harbhajan Singh.