Home > News >

Kris Srikkanth unhappy with information disclosure from selection meetings

Kris Srikkanth unhappy with information disclosure from selection meetings

Kris Srikkanth said the focus should be diverted from the controversies to ensure that the team, which is currently playing to save the series against England, is not distracted © PTI

Chennai: Dec 13, 2012
 
Former Selection Committee chairman Kris Srikkanth, who has been accused of shielding Indian skipper MS Dhoni despite poor performances, on Thursday hit back saying that it is not right to rake up issues discussed in the panel meetings.
 
Former selector Mohinder Amarnath has opened a Pandora’s Box by stating that three selectors out of the five-member panel wanted Dhoni to be sacked but they were overruled by BCCI President N Srinivasan.
 
Srikkanth, who headed the panel which persisted with Dhoni as captain despite the whitewash in England, on Thursday said that it was not appropriate to reveal the details of committee meetings.
 
“I have always maintained that whatever happens in the selection committee meetings should remain within the four walls. It is not right for me or anyone to come out and say what exactly happened,” Srikkanth told reporters.
 
“It’s just like a company’s Board meetings where lot of discussions happen about what to do and what not to do for the company’s growth. But nobody comes out in public and tells what (has) happened,” he said.
 
Refusing to give pointed reactions to the allegations made by Amarnath, Srikkanth said, “We discuss a lot of issues in the selection committee meetings, captaincy of Dhoni or X,Y,Z always come up in the meetings.
 
“We always have detailed discussion on captaincy issues, ex-players, team combination. But at the end of the day it is always consensus,” he added.
 
Srikkanth said the focus should be diverted from the controversies to ensure that the team, which is currently playing to save the series against England, is not distracted.
 
“We should just move on. Yes, Indian cricket is going through tough times and let’s hope we do well in the Nagpur Test match and revive,” he said.

South Africa tour of Sri Lanka, 2014

Jul 24, 2014 (10:00 IST)   at Colombo

India tour of England 2014

Jul 27, 2014 (15:30 IST)   at Southampton

Pakistan tour of Sri Lanka, 2014

Aug 6, 2014 (10:00 IST)   at Galle

India tour of England 2014

Aug 7, 2014 (15:30 IST)   at Manchester

South Africa in Zimbabwe, 2014

Aug 9, 2014 (13:30 IST)   at Harare

More

Afghanistan tour of Zimbabwe, 2014

Jul 24, 2014  at Bulawayo

Afghanistan won by 100 runs

Afghanistan tour of Zimbabwe, 2014

Jul 22, 2014  at Bulawayo

Afghanistan won by 2 wkts

Afghanistan tour of Zimbabwe, 2014

Jul 20, 2014  at Bulawayo

Zimbabwe won by 8 wkts

Afghanistan tour of Zimbabwe, 2014

Jul 18, 2014  at Bulawayo

Zimbabwe won by 6 wkts

India tour of England 2014

Jul 17, 2014  at London

India won by 95 runs

Photos

India vs England 2014, 3rd Test

Videos

Shaun Udal on India vs England 3rd Test

12 rare things about Garry Sobers

Pankaj Singh and other Test cricketers from Rajasthan

Ravindra Jadeja-James Anderson spat: ICC has to ensure it doesn’t become another Monkeygate

Pankaj Singh rewarded with India cap for years of consistency at domestic level

Mike Griffith: My choice of Mike Gatting as President of MCC was all about timing

Alastair Cook England England vs India England vs India 2014 India India tour of England 2014 India vs England India vs England 2014 South Africa South Africa tour of Sri Lanka 2014 South Africa vs Sri Lanka South Africa vs Sri Lanka 2014 Sri Lanka Sri Lanka vs South Africa Sri Lanka vs South Africa 2014

Live Scorecard: Sri Lanka vs South Africa, 2nd Test Day 5 at Colombo

India vs England 2014 3rd Test at Southampton stats highlights: Day 1

Live Cricket Score: Sri Lanka vs South Africa 2nd Test, Day 5 at Colombo

India vs England 2014, 3rd Test at Southampton: Alastair Cook appreciates support during tough phase

CPL 2014: Trinidad & Tobago Red Steel cruise to comfortable 9-wicket win over St Lucia Zouks

India vs England 2014 3rd Test at Southampton stats highlights: Day 1

India vs England 2014, 3rd Test at Southampton: Gary Ballance fills in the void left by Jonathan Trott

12 rare things about Garry Sobers

Pankaj Singh and other Test cricketers from Rajasthan

Alastair Cook: You never silence everyone, that is the nature of the beast

Fan of the Day

Fan Cricket

Fan Cricket

11 Posts | 2 Fans

Brazil vs Netherlands, 3rd place Fifa World Cup 2014 match Video Highlights

Gumrah season 4: Why is Abhay Deol replacing Karan Kundra?

Motorola ‘Shamu’ is reportedly a 5.9-inch Nexus smartphone

Shruti Haasan, Mahesh Babu beat Rajinikanth to be most popular Southern celebs on Twitter!

After Apple’s Aperture icon, Xiaomi rips-off copyrighted photos

Lalu Prasad, Sharad Yadav at Sonia Gandhi’s iftar party

Commonwealth Games 2014: Shooters bring two more medals, lifter Punam Yadav wins bronze (Roundup)

Can genetically modified mosquitoes fight dengue?

Goa school stands by its HIV+ve students

Also on cricketcountry.com

Play Fantasy Cricket & Win

Cash Daily! Click here