In a primary in Indian cricket, the nationwide group’s administrative supervisor Sunil Subramaniam was on Wednesday requested by the BCCI to return halfway from the continuing tour of West Indies for allegedly misbehaving with senior officers from the nation’s Excessive Commissions within the Caribbean.
Subramaniam must seem earlier than BCCI CEO Rahul Johri in Mumbai and provide an evidence for his alleged high-handedness whereas coping with senior Indian Overseas Service officers, a prime BCCI official informed PTI. The IFS officers had reached out to him with the federal government’s request for a video shoot by gamers to advertise ‘water conservation’.
“The Indian team had a fairly long shoot on ‘Water Conservation’ project and he needed to oversee that. Once that was over, he was sent an e-mail instructing him to choose the earliest available flight options. There is no chance that he is staying back,” the senior Board official mentioned.
It additionally stays to be seen whether or not Subramaniam, who’s a shortlisted candidate for the executive supervisor’s interview, will get an opportunity to look for it or not.
The previous Tamil Nadu left-arm spinner has supplied an unconditional apology for his alleged misbehaviour with officers from the Indian Excessive Commissions in Guyana and Trinidad & Tobago. However the incident is all set to price him his job with the nationwide group.
It has been learnt that Subramaniam cited stress as the rationale for his alleged misbehaviour.
“In his apology, he has said that he was sleep deprived and under stress which resulted in poor behaviour. He has apologised unconditionally. But you have to understand that the matter had reached the highest levels of the government and the BCCI can’t be seen doing nothing on the matter,” the official mentioned.
“Originally, it was felt that he would be called to Mumbai on August 16 but that is the day when all the interviews will be conducted. So, he can for the time being, go back to Chennai and would be called to appear before the CEO for an explanation,” he added.
Subramaniam was additionally accused of repeatedly avoiding calls from senior authorities officers after which the BCCI brass.
“When a very senior person from Indian High Commission in Trinidad & Tobago called up Subramaniam seeking his co-operation, he told him ‘Don’t flood me with messages’. The BCCI has come to know that he refused to entertain their calls when all they were doing was to carry out the government’s directive,” a senior official had mentioned on Wednesday.
The 52-year-old Subramaniam, a former coach of Ravichandran Ashwin, has performed 74 first-class video games and brought 285 wickets.