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Sachin and VVS in IPL dugouts is also conflict of interest?

Bipin Dani

Mumbai

BCCI’s ombudsman and ethics officer Justice DK Jain will be a very busy man now.
Sanjeev Gupta, a life member of the Madhya Pradesh Cricket Association (MPCA) has filed a complaint with the BCCI’s ombudsman and ethics officer Justice DK Jain on April 17, poinint out that not only Saurav Ganguly but Sachin Tendulkar and VVS Laxman too are in violation of the BCCI’s conflict of interest rules as they are a part of the BCCI’s CAC (Cricket Advisory Committee) and are also involved with the IPL teams, sitting often in the team dugouts during matches.
The fact that Ganguly, who is attached with the Delhi Capitals IPL team as an adviser is also the president of the Cricket Association of Bengal( CAB) was brought to the notice of the ombudsman by three Bengal-based cricket fans and now the MPCA member.
The MPCA members has now also dragged Sachin Tendulkar and VVS Laxman.
Citing they are the members of the BCCI’s Cricket Advisory Committee (CAC), Tendulkar is attached with the Mumbai Indians team and VVS Laxman is a mentor for the Sunrisers Hyderabad team.
Sanjeev Gupta has also stated that Sunil Gavaskar was not allowed to do commentary when he was appointed as an interim president of the Indian cricket board.