<div class="img-caption-wrap "> <img alt="BCCI interim President Jagmohan Dalmiya says he doesn't have much time to clean cricket" src="https://st2.cricketcountry.com/wp-content/uploads/cricket/image_20130531110139.jpg" title="BCCI interim President Jagmohan Dalmiya says he doesn't have much time to clean cricket" /> <p class="imgcaptionnew" style="width:618px;"> Jagmohan Dalmiya was expelled in December 2006 on charges of misappropriation of funds in the 1996 World Cup © Getty Images</p> </div> <strong>Kolkata: Jun 3, 2013 </strong><br /> <br /> Life might have come a full circle for astute cricket administrator<a href="/tags/Jagmohan-Dalmiya/post" target="_blank"> Jagmohan Dalmiya</a> after being <a href="https://www.cricketcountry.com/cricket-articles/Live-Updates-IPL-2013-spot-fixing-controversy-mdash-N-Srinivasan-steps-aside-Jagmohan-Dalmiya-makes-comeback/27351" target="_blank">appointed the Interim BCCI </a>chief nearly six and half years after he was expelled from the same office, but he does not consider this an individual victory.<br /> <br /> Dalmiya is instead taking this as a challenge to clean the murk maligning cricket in the wake of the spotfixing scam.<br /> <br /> "This is not an individual victory. The need of the hour is to cleanse cricket. That's my top priority. I have very little time to do that. I have to work very fast," Dalmiya told reporters after arriving here from the BCCI emergent working committee meeting in Chennai.<br /> <br /> "I have to prove to the cricket fraternity that cricket is a clean sport. I need to get that confidence back on the people," he said.<br /> <br /> Dalmiya was expelled in December 2006 on charges of misappropriation of funds in the 1996 World Cup as he was forced to step down as the<a href="/tags/CAB/post" target="_blank"> Cricket Association of Bengal</a> president.<br /> <br /> Terming this a big period, Dalmiya said: "It was a big period. I have proved my innocence. I believe in achieving things."<br /> <br /> Dalmiya further said he had requested Sanjay Jagdale and Ajay Shirke to resume their respective roles.<br /> <br /> "They are experienced people and they know their jobs. I am expecting them to reply within next 24 hours."<br /> <br /> The Chennai meeting might have appeared farce with Board chief N Srinivasan refusing to step down but Dalmiys said: "I don't subscribe to the views that the meeting was an eyewash." <br /> <br /> After serving a tenure as International Cricket Council chief for three years since 1997, Dalmiya became BCCI President in 2001 and continued to be the all-in-all in the board till his tenure ended in 2004.<br /> <br /> But <a href="/tags/Sharad-Pawar/post" target="_blank">Sharad Pawar</a> stormed to power in 2005 with an emphatic victory to become BCCI chief while his team won all the other key posts, as the Dalmiya camp suffered an embarrassing defeat.<br /> <br /> Months later, the BCCI lodged a police complaint against Dalmiya for alleged misappropriation of funds related to the 1996 World Cup in which India was a co-host.