His son-in-law Gurunath Meiyappan is in the eye of the storm for alleged betting. The country’s cricket administration found itself in the dock following alleged betting and spot fixing in the sixth edition of the Indian Premier League (IPL) in 2013.
The BCCI has been waiting for this judgement, postponing its elections to be clear about Srinivasan.
On December 17 last year, a bench of justice TS Thakur and justice FMI Kalifulla had reserved its verdict on the matter in which several interim directions were passed since August 2013.
The key direction passed was the setting up of the three-member committee headed by justice Mukul Mudgal, former Chief Justice of Punjab and Haryana High Court.
Srinivasan, Gurunath Meiyappan, Rajasthan Royals’ co-owner Raj Kundra and cricket administrator Sundar Raman were probed by Justice Mudgal Committee, which found “some misdemeanour by certain persons” and indicted them in the IPL 6 scam.
The conflict of interest regarding Srinivasan came under scrutiny because he was not only the BCCI President but also the Managing Director of India Cements, the company which owned the IPL team Chennai Super Kings (CSK).
Meiyappan identified by the inquiry committee as a team principal for the CSK franchise is accused of betting on games of the T20 cricket league.
During the hearing, the Supreme Court had asked Srinivasan to keep himself away from the affairs of the IPL.