Azharuddin sacked as Hyderabad Cricket Association Chief

The Apex Council has sacked Hyderabad Cricket Association (HCA) President and former cricketer Mohammed Azharuddin as the chief of the association for violating rules and the decision was ‘unanimous’.

The Apex Council terminated Azharuddin citing pending cases against him and meanwhile, also suspended his membership and issued a show-cause notice to him.

Notably, Azharuddin was elected as President of the HCA on September 27, 2019.

“After considering the complaints made by the members against you (Azharuddin), it was decided at the Apex Council meeting on the 10th of this month to issue a show-cause notice on the ground that you have acted in violation of the rules. The Apex Council is suspending you and your membership of HCA is being terminated until completion of the inquiry on these complaints,” the showcase notice said.

Earlier on May 25 when the 10th apex council meeting was held, a show cause notice was issued to him.

As per the notice, it was mentioned that Azhar is a mentor of a private cricket club in Dubai, which participates in a T10 cricket tournament, not recognized by the BCCI.

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