Allegations of conflict of interest against Roger Binny.
Roger Binny was elected as the BCCI President on 17 October.
New Delhi. Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) Ethics Officer Vineet Saran has sent a notice to Board President Roger Binny. According to PTI, Saran has given a notice of conflict of interest to Binny. Board President Roger Binny was accused of being controversial by Sanjeev Gupta. According to him, Binny is controversial because his daughter-in-law Mayanti Langer works for Star Sports. Mayanti holds all the media rights for the domestic season of Indian cricket.
According to PTI, the notice sent to the Board President read, ‘You are hereby informed that the Ethics Officer has been appointed by the BCCI under Rule 38 (1) (i) under Rule 39 (2) (b) of the BCCI Rules and Regulations. ) and a complaint has been received for contravention of rule 38(2). As per the above rules, an instance of “conflict of interest” is created on your part.’
Written answer will have to be given by December 20
It was further written in the notice that ‘You are directed to file your written response to the attached complaint on or before 20/12/2022. The said response should be supported by a duly executed affidavit.
Roger Binny became the BCCI President on October 17.
BCI President Roger Binny has contributed significantly to the Indian team. In his presence, Team India won the World Cup title in 1983. The 67-year-old has played 27 Tests and T20 ODIs for India. On 17 October, Roger Binny was elected as the 36th BCCI President in place of Sourav Ganguly.
FIRST PUBLISHED : November 29, 2022, 20:50 IST