Why BCCI doesn't like FICA head Tim May

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MUMBAI: Exactly two years after the Federation of International Cricketers Association (FICA) conducted a survey pointing out that the BCCI exerts unfair influence on the International Cricket Committee's (ICC) decision making and called for compulsory use of the controversial Decision Review System (DRS) while arguing that the image of cricket as a world sport was tarnished, the Indian cricket board has shunted out its chief executive from the technical committee of the ICC.

The decision may come as a surprise for some, but certainly not Tim May, the FICA head, who lost the technical committee chair to India's Laxman Sivaramakrishnan last week. Sources following the developments said: "It was definitely not as much about pushing Siva in as much as it was about keeping May out."

BCCI has always been known to have fixed notions about who its friends in world cricket are. May, who has continuously advocated for a review of the game's governance and led a players' body which India has refused to acknowledge, has never been BCCI's 'friend'.

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