Sify – [India], August 24 (ANI): Diana Edulji, who is a part of a four-member panel appointed by the Supreme Court to take charge of the administration of the Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI), has slammed the cricket board, saying it is a “male chauvinist organisation” that continues to look down upon women’s cricket in India.

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  • [India], August 24 (ANI): Diana Edulji, who is a part of a four-member panel appointed by the Supreme Court to take charge of the administration of the Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI), has slammed the cricket board, saying it is a “male chauvinist organisation” that continues to look down upon women’s cricket in India.
  • Speaking at a private event on Tuesday, Edulji also claimed that certain members within the BCCI were not pleased by the Indian women cricket team’s performance at the ICC Women’s World Cup held in England.
  • “I’ve always been a BCCI basher, right from the day women’s cricket came into the BCCI fold in 2006,” ESPNcricinfo quoted Edulji as saying.
  • Even now, I would still say that it is not yet well accepted within BCCI that women’s cricket is doing well.
  • The former India captain also recalled an incident, saying that When N.


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