BCCI Ethics Officer said- In Kapil Dev's case, the complainant asked for time to file an appeal
Kapil Dev, Anshuman Gaikwad and Shanta Rangaswamy have already resigned from the Cricket Advisory Committee
Sanjeev Gupta, a lifelong member of Madhya Pradesh Cricket Association, had complained to these three in the matter of conflict of interest.
Dainik BhaskarDec 29, 2019, 03:05 PM IST Sports Desk. BCCI Ethics Officer Justice (Retd) DK Jain has freed Anshuman Gaikwad and Shanta Rangaswamy from allegations of conflict of interest. At the same time, the decision on Kapil Dev has been reserved.
DK Jain said, both of them (Gaikwad and Rangaswamy) have resigned from the Cricket Advisory Committee. In such a case, the complaint against him is over. But in Kapil's case, the complainant has asked for more time to file an appeal. However, the Ethics Officer has confirmed that his case hearing is over.
Sanjeev Gupta, a life member of Madhya Pradesh Cricket Association (MPCA), had complained against these three. He claimed that these three are handling many responsibilities related to cricket. Whereas according to the constitution of BCCI, no person can hold more than one position at the same time.
Anshuman Gaikwad presented before the Ethics Officer and spoke
In this regard, the Ethics Officer of the Board had asked the three to present themselves in private on 27 and 28 December. Of the three, only Anshuman Gaekwad presented himself before him and made his point. However, all three have already resigned from the Cricket Advisory Committee.
Along with resigning from the CAC, women cricketer Shanta Rangaswamy has also distanced herself from the Indian Cricketers Association (ICA). She was the director in it. At the same time, Gaikwad has also resigned from the BCCI Accreditation Committee.
Kapil Dev was the chairman of the CAC made to choose the head coach of India.
The Board of Control for Cricket in India formed the Cricket Advisory Committee (CAC) a few months ago to choose the head coach of the Indian team. The CAC included former Indian team captain Kapil Dev, Anshuman Gaikwad and women player Shanta Rangaswamy. The chairman of this committee was appointed Kapil Dev, who gave another term to Ravi Shastri, the head coach of the Indian cricket team.
This is the second time that the Cricket Advisory Committee has been accused of conflict of interest. Earlier, an ad-hoc committee consisting of members of Sourav Ganguly, Sachin Tendulkar and VVS Laxman was also booked on the matter after which the three resigned.