Rahul Dravid to depose before BCCI ethics officer on conflict of interest issue
The former captain of India, Rahul Dravid, depose before the Ethics Officer of BCCI D K Jain to explain the allegations of conflict of interest against you.
Dravid is currently the Director of the National Cricket Academy (NCA) in Bangalore, in addition to being vice president of the Indian Cement Group, owner of the IPL Chennai Super Kings franchise.
Rahul Dravid, 46-year-old former batting pillar was the head coach of India A and Under-19 teams before receiving the role of NCA, which also includes monitoring the progress of these two sides.
The complaint against Dravid, by the life member of the Cricket Association of Madhya Pradesh (MPCA), Sanjeev Gupta, alleging that a conflict of interest exists in the role of Dravid as head of the NCA and as an employee of India Cements.
Dravid already responded and defended himself by saying that he had fired from the Indian employer’s Cement and that it has nothing to do with the Chennai Super Kings.
Likewise, BCCI employee Mayank Parikh asked to deposit with the Ethics Officer on Thursday.
Parikh, who also faces allegations of conflicts of interest. As part of the operations team in the BCCI, Parikh also associated with multiple clubs, with voting rights in the Association Cricket Mumbai (MCA). Dravid’s hearing will be in the morning, followed by Parikh’s.
According to the BCCI constitution, no individual can occupy more than one post at a time.
The BCCI Ethics Officer will issue his judgment based on Thursday’s hearing.