Former India batsman VVS Laxman intimated the BCCI ethics officer that he doesn’t need any further hearing in the alleged conflict of interest case over his dual role as Sunrisers Hyderabad mentor and member of the Cricket Advisory Committee (CAC).
It is learnt that Laxman has made it clear that he has nothing more to add to his submissions, including the written one. Laxman, who had in his affidavit categorically denied having any conflict, said he is ready to recuse from his post as CAC member if charges are proved.
“VVS Laxman has handed over his written submissions and states that the matter be decided based on the material already on record and the written submissions filed (on Wednesday). He adds that he would not need any further hearing in the matter,” BCCI’s website uploaded the ethics officer’s statement. It is learnt that Gupta and the BCCI “shall be at liberty to file any further submissions in response to the written submissions, on behalf of Laxman, within 7 days (from Wednesday).”