After days of waiting, the state associations received a mail from the Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI), on Friday (May 28), over the timing of the Saturday’s virtual Special General Meeting (SGM). The one-line mail mentioned that the timing is 12 noon, but the link and password for the virtual gathering was still not shared, leaving the states curios about the continued delay over the basic information.
But it is not as simple as it appears as the SGM has left the BCCI in a quandary with two factions in Hyderabad seeking to attend. The general body of the Hyderabad Cricket Association (HCA) recommended the name of former BCCI president Shivlal Yadav, leaving the association president Mohammad Azharuddin questioning the legality of the AGM’s decision. He had declared that the April 11 general body has no locus standi.
The standoff between two former cricketers from Hyderabad has left the BCCI squirreling for details, as a decision to allow Shivlal would virtually render Azharuddin’s standing as the president of the HCA untenable. If he were to be allowed to attend, the BCCI will have disregarded a general body’s resolution. In view of this dilemma, the BCCI did not send the mail to either Azharuddin or Shivlal. It instead sent the Friday morning mail on the timing to HCA’s official id. The mail with the link and password for the virtual meeting, expected to be shared by the evening, will have immense significance to Hyderabad cricket.
News Source: cricbuzz