Full text: BCCI suspends Gurunath Meiyappan

As an accredited team official, Mr Meiyappan is subject to the provisions of the IPL Operational Rules and the BCCI Anti-Corruption Code for Participants.

FP Sports May 26, 2013 11:17:39 IST
Full text: BCCI suspends Gurunath Meiyappan

BCCI has suspended Gurunath Meiyappan from any involvement in the sport of Cricket and Chennai Suoer Kings IPL team.

This decision comes following the decision of the Mumbai Crime Branch to arrest Meiyappan, the former CSK Team Principal. Given below the BCCI media release:

Full text BCCI suspends Gurunath Meiyappan

Meiyappan with Dhoni. Image taken from Twitter.

The BCCI has taken note of the detention by the Mumbai police of Gurunath Meiyappan, who is a member of the team management of Chennai Super Kings.

As an accredited team official, Mr Meiyappan is subject to the provisions of the IPL Operational Rules and the BCCI Anti-Corruption Code for Participants.

Pending further investigations and any subsequent hearing by the BCCI Disciplinary Committee or the IPL Code of Behaviour Committee, Mr Meiyappan has been suspended by the BCCI from any involvement in the sport of cricket and in particular from any involvement with the Chennai Super Kings team.

BCCI officials met with officers from the Mumbai police on the evening of 23 May, and will continue to offer all assistance to the police and regulatory authorities.

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