Mumbai: Former BCCI president N Srinivasan on Monday hit out at a scribe for asking him in what capacity he attended the SGM of the cricket board. Srinivasan attended the SGM as a representative of the Tamil Nadu Cricket Association (TNCA). However, he stands disqualified to be an office-bearer of TNCA as well as BCCI in the wake of Lodha panel recommendations. “Where are you from, which channel,” Srinivasan questioned a scribe when he asked him in what capacity he attended the SGM. To which, an visibly angry Srinivasan responded, “I congratulate you, you just now made me (to) shut up”. N Srinivasan attends BCCI SGM
When the scribe again asked the same question, the former ICC chief said, “Better right [capacity] than you have to ask me”. Srini, who dodged various questions, said he was “happy after BCCI meeting. Every-thing was unanimous”. TNCA’s Executive Committee had nominated Srinivasan to be the association’s representative at the meet. Srinivasan, who represented Tamil Nadu Cricket Association (TNCA), walked into the BCCI headquarters here this morning at around 10.45 am and came out of the meeting by 12.30 pm. However, he did not speak to the waiting media. Former BCCI secretary Niranjan Shah also attended the meeting along with Srinivasan. Former India skipper and Cricket Association of Bengal Sourav Ganguly came for the meeting in the afternoon. CoA won’t decide if N Srinivasan should attend SGM meetings, clarifies Vinod Rai
On Saturday, CoA head Vinod Rai had clarified that it was not their mandate to decided the eligibility or ineligibility of the people attending the meeting. TNCA’s Executive Committee nominated Srinivasan to be the association’s representative at the meet.
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