Diana Edulji, the former India captain, has slammed the Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI), calling it a “chauvinist organisation”.
In an informal interaction organised by The Indian Express Group in Mumbai, Edulji, who is a member of Committee of Administrators (CoA), said that the recent success of India women’s team wasn’t “accepted too well” by certain members of the board.
“I’ve always been a BCCI basher, right from the day women’s cricket came into the BCCI fold in 2006,” said Edulji. “They never wanted women to dictate terms or get into this thing. I was very vocal right from my playing days, from when I started. Even now, I would still say that it is not yet well accepted within BCCI that women’s cricket is doing well.”
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