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Won't take IPL chairman's post next year: Shukla

August 10, 2013 16:41 IST

The BCCI may not have accepted his resignation but Rajeev Shukla said he would not take up the IPL chairman's post next year.

Shukla, who resigned from the post in the wake of the spot-fixing scandal, said Board's interim chief Jagmohan Dalmiya has not accepted his decision as yet.

"This is why that I still chair the meetings of Champions Trophy but it is for sure that I would not take the post of IPL chairman next year. I had resigned from the post and I don't intend to take it again," said Shukla.

"As far as my chairing of the Champions League meeting in London is concerned I feel my resignation was from IPL and that too has not been accepted as yet," he added.

Rajeev ShuklaThe Champions Trophy is set to start on September 21 with Mumbai Indians taking on Rajasthan Royals.

While Jaipur will host the semi-final, CDelhi will be the venue for the other semis along with the final.

Besides Jaipur and Delhi, Ahmedabad, Hyderabad and Ranchi are venues for the round robin matches, which will frature 29 matches in total.

Chennai Super Kings, Hyderabad Sunrisers, Mumbai Indians and Rajasthan Royals are the Indian teams in the $6 million tournament.

Image: Rajeev Shukla

Photograph: BCCI

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