IPL Desk in Mumbai 16 April 2014 - 09:14pm IST
Gavaskar meets IPL captains, former players
Interim BCCI-IPL President stresses on adhering to Spirit of Cricket
Sunil Gavaskar, Interim President, BCCI-IPL, chaired the pre-IPL season Captains & Coaches meeting, on Tuesday, 15 April 2014. He stressed to the captains, the importance of their teams playing the game according to the MCC Spirit of Cricket - Play hard, Play fair.
He also addressed their position as role models for followers of the game and other players, as they built their respective careers. He reinforced the core message that integrity was non-negotiable.
During the day, he also met with former and recently retired cricketers - VVS Laxman, Sachin Tendulkar, Rahul Dravid and Anil Kumble - and sought their views on various issues. Sourav Ganguly was unfortunately unavailable, as he was travelling.