The resignation of IPL chief Rajeev Shukla is third notable name on the BCCI ship to empty the deck. Earlier, secretary of BCCI, Sanjay Jagdale, and treasurer of BCCI, Ajay Shirke, the number 2 and number 3 BCCI officials, also willingly moved out of the chaotic situation. However, this was not the case with BCCI chief N Srinivasan who, despite his team CSK’s ‘Honorary Member’ and son-in-law found guilty of betting in IPL 6, has flatly refused to step down of the lucrative post.
The stepping down of Rajeev Shukla happens just before the meeting of the working committee of the BCCI which would be assembling to decide on Srinivasan’s future. It is touted that Srinivasan’s stay in BCCI office is numbered just for some hours and that the meeting would conclude by announcing successor to Srinivasan in most probable situation.