Former head coach of India cricket team Anil Kumble has said that the majority of the professionals have conflicts and it depends on individuals on how he handles it. Kumble’s comment came after the Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) Ethics officer DK Jain sent a notice to former Indian cricketer Rahul Dravid regarding the Conflict of interest.
Anil Kumble told the reporters, every profession has conflicts and it is really important how an individual deal with it. He also added, if people know in what business you are involved in, then there should not be any conflict.
According to the sources, Rahul Dravid, who is currently employed as a head coach in the National Cricket Academy (NCA) and worked as the as vice president of India Cements group, which company owns Indian Premier League (IPL) franchise Chennai Super Sings (CSK).
Kumble explained that it is unfortunate that only a few players can contribute to the Indian cricket team.
Sanjay Gupta, who lodged the complaint against Rahul Dravid, also filed a conflict of interest charge against VVS Laxman and Sachin Tendulkar. They both were part of the Cricket Advisory Committee (CAC) and at the same time also working as a mentor in Indian Premier League (IPL) franchise.