Sunil Gavaskar to replace N Srinivasan at BCCI: 6 conflicts in surprise choice

Sat Mar 29 2014, 17:59 hrs
In proposing Sunil Gavaskar take over from N Srinivasan as BCCI president, Supreme Court expressed a surprise choice. Here's why: He has business interests in game, while being a BCCI-contracted commentator. He is the co-founder of PMG, a sports marketing agency, which manages affairs of Virender Sehwag, others. (Express Archive photo)
In proposing Sunil Gavaskar take over from N Srinivasan as BCCI president, Supreme Court expressed a surprise choice. Here's why: He has business interests in game, while being a BCCI-contracted commentator. He is the co-founder of PMG, a sports marketing agency, which manages affairs of Virender Sehwag, others. (Express Archive photo)
PMG conceived the Castrol Awards, and organises annual BCCI awards. Back in 1995, Gavaskar was one of the men who introduced the CEAT cricket rankings under the aegis of PMG - rewards are on offer for cricketers. (Express Archive photo)
PMG conceived the Castrol Awards, and organises annual BCCI awards. Back in 1995, Gavaskar was one of the men who introduced the CEAT cricket rankings under the aegis of PMG - rewards are on offer for cricketers. (Express Archive photo)
Sunil Gavaskar also writes weekly syndicated columns. And PMG handled the IPL-related activities of automobile giant Volkswagen.(Express Archive photo)
Sunil Gavaskar also writes weekly syndicated columns. And PMG handled the IPL-related activities of automobile giant Volkswagen.(Express Archive photo)
In 2008, Gavaskar had resigned as chairman of the ICC's cricket committee after governing body cited a 'conflict of interest' with his role as a TV commentator. (Express Archive photo)
In 2008, Gavaskar had resigned as chairman of the ICC's cricket committee after governing body cited a 'conflict of interest' with his role as a TV commentator. (Express Archive photo)
In 2010, Sunil Gavaskar turned down an offer from the BCCI to join the IPL governing council, citing lack of remuneration. He had been part of governing council during the first 3 years of IPL, when each member was paid Rs 1 crore. He resigned as head of Mumbai Cricket Association's improvement committee. A few MCA members had then grumbled that Gavaskar, an NRI, didn't spend much time in India. (Express Archive photo)
In 2010, Sunil Gavaskar turned down an offer from the BCCI to join the IPL governing council, citing lack of remuneration. He had been part of governing council during the first 3 years of IPL, when each member was paid Rs 1 crore. He resigned as head of Mumbai Cricket Association's improvement committee. A few MCA members had then grumbled that Gavaskar, an NRI, didn't spend much time in India. (Express Archive photo)
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