Madras High Court declines petition on takeover of Tamil Nadu Cricket Association

The petition sought direction to the Sports Authority of Tamil Nadu (SDATN) to take over administration of Tamil Nadu Cricket Association © Getty Images

Chennai: Jun 12, 2013

The Madras High Court on Wednesday declined to entertain a petition which sought a direction to the Sports Authority of Tamil Nadu (SDATN) to take over administration of Tamil Nadu Cricket Association (TNCA) in view of allegations of irregularities.

When the matter came up for hearing, counsel for the petitioner Singaravelar Cricket Club sought two weeks time to include more respondents.

The First Bench, comprising Acting Chief Justice Rajesh Kumar Agrawal and Justice M Sathyanarayanan, said there were not enough grounds to entertain the petition and advised the petitioner’s counsel to withdraw it.

However, they said the petitioner was at liberty to file a fresh petition.