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11-02-2010, 09:26 PM #1
Gavaskar, BCCI duel over IPL paymentThe payment dispute between Sunil Gavaskar and the Board of Control for Cricket in India took an ugly turn on Tuesday, with the former India captain hitting out at the cricket Board for not paying him for his role in the Indian Premier League Governing Council, a claim promptly refuted by the establishment.
Gavaskar, who was controversially omitted from the IPL's Governing Council in September, claimed he was not paid for the last three years. However, BCCI secretary N Srinivasan rubbished it, saying it is not factually correct.
The BCCI did not give any reason for Gavaskar's ouster from the IPL Governing Council during its Annual General Meeting in September, but there were reports that it could be the result of the payment dispute.
The legendary batsman on Tuesday created a flutter by stating that he had not been paid for the last three years which forced him to send a "gentle reminder about the non-payment" to the BCCI....being a human...