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BCCI Secretary Anurag Thakur Slams ICC Chair N. Srinivasan On Bookie Issue

Published in SportsBusiness Daily Global on 04 / 28 / 15

The internal feud within the Board of Control for Cricket in India took an "ugly turn" on Monday with board secretary Anurag Thakur launching a "stinging attack" on ICC Chair N. Srinivasan, saying that he should "actually share information on bookies" with his own family members "whose involvement i...

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