MV Sridhar steps down as BCCI Cricket Operations head

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MV Sridhar steps down as BCCI Cricket Operations head

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The BCCI has announced that MV Sridhar has decided to step down from his post as the head Cricket Operations for the BCCI with effect from Saturday, September 30, 2017. It is also understood that Sridhar submitted his resignation during the COA meeting at the Cricket Centre Headquarters today.

"The Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) would like to inform that Dr M.V. Sridhar, General Manager - Cricket Operations, has decided to move on with effect from Saturday, 30th September 2017," BCCI informed in a press release today.

"On behalf of the BCCI, Amitabh Choudhary – Hony. Acting Secretary and Rahul Johri – CEO thanked Dr Sridhar for his services."

For now, Rahul Johri, along with his duties as the BCCI CEO, will take over the role and will be assisted by Mayank Parik, KVP Rao, and Gaurav Saxena.

"Please note that Dr MV Sridhar has decided to move on and tendered his resignation," Johri wrote in an email to the office-bearers as reported by PTI.

"His resignation has been accepted today by the Supreme Court appointed Committee of Administrators (COA). Dr Sridhar has agreed to stay on till September 30, 2017, for the smooth handover of work. We thank him for his services to BCCI."

"Sridhar was time and again told to relocate to Mumbai and operate from there. However, he was shuttling between Hyderabad and Mumbai, which was not the best way to function for the head of Cricket Operations," a senior BCCI official told PTI.

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