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11-04-2010, 01:50 AM #1
Gavaskar says Pawar promised him extra paymentsGiving a new twist to his payment row with the Board of Control for Cricket in India former India captain Sunil Gavaskar on Wednesday said it was former BCCI president Sharad Pawar who promised "extra payment" to him for his services as an IPL Governing Council member.
Gavaskar had on Tuesday hit out at the BCCI for not paying him for his role in the IPL Governing Council, a claim promptly refuted by the BCCI.
In a fresh revelations, Gavaskar said he is now waiting for Pawar to meet current BCCI head Shashank Manohar to work out the matter.
"I am now waiting for Mr Sharad Pawar, the then president of BCCI, to arrange a meeting with the current president of BCCI to help untangle and resolve this 'demanding' matter, since it was he who made the offer for the extra payment over and above the original amount given to the former players on the Governing Council and on whose word I agreed to come on board the Governing Council," Gavaskar said in a statement....being a human...