IPL COO Sundar Raman quits BCCI; Better late than never, says Justice Mudgal

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Mumbai: Indian Premier League (IPL) Chief Operating Officer (COO) Sundar Raman has quit from his post, putting an finish to a heated conjecture over his destiny in a arise of a change of regime in a BCCI.

In an bid to purify adult a system, a BCCI has soon supposed Raman’s resignation. It has been learnt that he had been asked by BCCI President Shashank Manohar to put in his papers by 31 October.

File design of Sundar Raman. GettyFile design of Sundar Raman. Getty

File design of Sundar Raman. Getty

“Yes he (Raman) has submitted his abdication to a BCCI President and BCCI President has supposed it,” IPL Chairman Rajeev Shukla said.

“No doubt he was a really efficient chairman and looked after IPL all these years with limit ability and command. we conclude his grant to a IPL and wish him best for his future.”

Acccording to a tip source, Raman met BCCI boss Shashank Manohar in Nagpur yesterday and submitted his resignation.

Soon after holding assign of his second stint, Manohar had voiced his exasperation over a BCCI’s preference to keep Raman after his name cropped adult in a 2013 IPL spot-fixing scandal.

Raman, who had been compared with IPL given a inception, faced a lot of slam following a conflict of 2013 IPL spot-fixing liaison involving former Board President N Srinivasan’s son-in-law Gurunath Meiyappan and Rajasthan Royals’ afterwards co-owner Raj Kundra.

Despite all a controversies, Raman managed to cruise by for dual years.

In Dec final year when a Supreme Court done certain tools of a Mudgal Committee news public, Raman was intended to have been ‘in hold with a hit of a bookie 8 times during a final IPL season’. The Mudgal Committee in a news had celebrated that Raman’s purpose should be serve investigated.

But Shukla pronounced there was no vigour from inside on Raman to quit.

“I don’t see any pressure. So distant no news has come opposite him. He contingency have given some suspicion before holding this
decision,” he said.

Justice Mukul Mudgal, who headed a examine cabinet that investigated 2013 IPL betting scandal, currently welcomed a Raman’s resignation.

“There were allegations that incidents of betting were reported to him though movement was not taken. That has been put in a news that we submitted to a court,” Justice Mudgal said.

“The Hon’ble Supreme Court celebrated that serve review of his purpose should take place.”

“He should have quiescent when a Supreme Court systematic investigation. These are personal decisions and one can’t levy one’s dignified standards on a other. But improved late than never,” he added.