BCCI warning: Refuse gifts or get into trouble

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Published: Sunday, September 1, 2013, 17:26 [IST]
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BCCI: Refuse gifts or get into trouble

Kolkata, Sep 1: If the players, support staff and match officials receive gifts during the Champions League Twenty20, they will be in trouble.

The Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) has come out with five steps to fight corruption in the game during this month's CLT20.

Champions League will be held in India from September 17 to October 6.

At the BCCI's Working Committee meeting on Sunday, interim president Jagmohan Dalmiya suggested steps to be taken during CLT20 and were approved.

BCCI's five-point formula for CLT20

# An Anti-Corruption official along with a dedicated security official would be appointed for each team.

# The movement around the dugout and match officials area would be restricted and a strict code of conduct would be enforced.

# The Players / Support Staff / Match officials shall not accept any gifts during the course of the tournament. They should disclose the value of the Gifts that they have received 15 days prior to the commencement of the tournament and also the person from whom they received the gift.

# The players and support staff will have to declare and disclose the mobile nos being used by them and all calls coming through the hotel exchange will have to be cleared by the team manager.

# The Anti-Corruption Unit will seek the help of the local police authorities wherever required."


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