Under-fire BCCI president N Srinivasan put an end to all speculations by making his presence felt at the International Cricket Council annual conference in London by attending one of the sub-committee meetings via video-link.
"Yes, Srinivasan attended the Finance and Commercial Affairs Meeting of the ICC via video-conference. He took active part in that meeting as it is one of the most important as well as powerful sub-committee of the ICC. Srinivasan attended the meeting by virtue of being a member on individual capacity," a senior BCCI official said on condition of anonymity.
Thus both interim in-charge Jagmohan Dalmiya and current president Srinivasan attended the meet albeit in different capacities. While Dalmiya attended the Annual Conference and Development Board meetings, Sanjay Patel attended the CEO's meeting.
Srinivasan's attendance also made it clear that he is in no mood to relent and is waiting for the two-man committee probe to clear him of any wrongdoing after which he will take the control back from Dalmiya.
While the BCCI had made it clear that interim in-charge Dalmiya is supposed to attend the Annual Conference and secretary Sanjay Patel would attend the CEO's meeting, there was no clarity till the last day regarding Srinivasan's attendance at the global conference.
Srinivasan is a member of three ICC sub-committees. Apart from F&CA committee, the other two committees that he is part of are the Nominating committee and the committee of Human Rights and Remunerations.