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New Delhi, Nov 27: Supreme Court on Thursday asked sidelined BCCI president N. Srinivasan to give details about who controls Chennai Super Kings (CSK) owned by India Cements. Coming down heavily on the IPL franchise the Supreme Court observed that the team should be disqualified without any further inquiry. Also Read - IPL 2020: MS Dhoni Slammed For 'Spark' Missing in Youngsters Comment, Srikkanth Calls His Talk of Process 'Meaningless'
The apex court also asked N Srinivasan to furnish details of shareholding of India Cements and composition of its Board members. The court also came down heavily on Mahendra Singh Dhoni saying it was a matter of grave concern that the Chennai Super Kings skipper was also employee of the India Cements. Dhoni hold the position of vice-president in India Cements. Also Read - IPL 2020: 'This is my Role For Now', RR Batsman Jos Buttler Happy With The New Responsibility
Coming down heavily on the conflict of interest, the apex court hearing a petition on Monday had questioned Srinivasan’s conflict of interest as the BCCI president and owner of an IPL franchise Chennai Super Kings at the same time. “You are a person who is managing the show. You are also having a team in IPL. Your are the owner of a team (Chennai Super Kings) in IPL. Would it not be a conflict of interest,” asked an apex court bench headed by Justice T.S. Thakur.
The court said let Justice Mudgal committee discharge its duty by punishing the guilty. The bench had said the bench said “cricket is a religion in the country and the purest form of the game must be restored”.
The Supreme Court’s hearing on the Indian Premier League spot-fixing inquiry resumed on Thursday following the report filed by the Justice Mukul Mudgal Committee.