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Cricket News : Conflict of Interest complaint against MS Dhoni

The BCCI apex council received a complaint against former captain Mahendra Singh Dhoni's appointment as the Indian team mentor for the T20 World Cup citing the conflict of interest clause in the Lodha Committee reforms. Former Madhya Pradesh Cricket Association life member Sanjeev Gupta, who has previously filed a series of Conflict of interest complaints against players and administrators, has sent a letter to the apex council members that Dhoni’s appointment is a violation of the Conflict of Interest clause, under which one person cannot hold two posts. MS Dhoni is also captain of Chennai Super Kings IPL franchise. It is understood that Dhoni being a player in one team and mentor in another raises questions for which clarity is needed. Dhoni was named mentor for the T20 World Cup by secretary Jay Shah on the sidelines of the squad announcement. MS Dhoni's appointment as India's team mentor for ICC T20 World Cup 2021 has violated the Conflict of Interest clause. So, will he be India's team mentor as requested by the BCCI secretary as it is highly unlikely that he is going to quit his IPL franchise Chennai Super Kings.


  • Released : 11-Sep-2021


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