ICC T20 World Cup: Controversy has started over the appointment of former captain Mahendra Singh Dhoni (MS Shoni) as the mentor of the Indian cricket team. A complaint has been filed with the BCCI Apex Council regarding his appointment to this post, which has been said to be in violation of the conflict of interest rule. Former Madhya Pradesh Association official Sanjeev Gupta has written a letter to the BCCI, in which he says that Dhoni’s appointment is a violation of conflict of interest, under which a person cannot hold two posts. Sanjeev Gupta has also sought an answer from the BCCI.
BCCI receives conflict of interest complaint against Dhoni after naming him mentor for T20 WC squad
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According to BCCI sources, Sanjeev Gupta has sent a letter to the members of the Apex Council, including Sourav Ganguly and Jay Shah, citing Clause 38(4) of the BCCI Constitution, which clearly states that a person is a member of two different Cannot be in different positions. BCCI is consulting its legal team in this regard. Currently, Dhoni is also the captain of the CSK team in the IPL, whose second phase matches will be played in the UAE from September 19.
Let us inform that after the announcement of the team on Wednesday, Secretary Jay Shah named Dhoni as a mentor for T20. Mahendra Singh Dhoni is one of the most successful captains in the history of Indian cricket. He has led India to two world titles. Mahi was the captain of the Indian team during the 2007 T20 World Cup in South Africa and the 2011 ODI World Cup in India.