BCCI chief should step down: Rajeev Shukla

New Delhi, May 29 (IANS) Indian Premier League (IPL) chairman Rajeev Shukla Wednesday said that Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) president N. Srinivasan has been requested to step down following the arrest of his son-in-law Gurunath Meiyappan in the wake of the spot fixing scandal.

"N. Srinivasan should stay away till the probe against his son-in-law in on. We have suggested Srinivasan to stay away from procedures during probe," Shukla told reporters.

"During the probe, it is better for the BCCI chief to keep a distance. We are concerned about image of the board. We have requested him to step down till probe is over, it is up to him to decide."

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