BCCI terminates Harsha Bhogle’s IPL contract: After BCCI decided to terminate Harsha Bhogle’s contract, he will not be a part of IPL 2016 commentary team.
Harsha Bhogle has been a golden voice of Indian cricket for past 2 decades and sadness is Harsha Bhogle’s contract was terminated by BCCI.
Harsha Bhogle has been associated with the IPL since its inception, and the BCCI’s decision comes as a huge surprise ahead of the new season – especially when Bhogle even hosted the auction for the ninth season. Further reports suggests that Bhogle was informed to BCCI about the termination of the contract a week before.
“When deciding the commentators, we take feedback from everyone. We monitor social media reactions on commentators, and also take inputs from players,” a senior BCCI official told The Sunday Express.
— Harsha Bhogle (@bhogleharsha) April 9, 2016
“No one told me anything. I have not been formally told of the reason even now. All I have been told is ‘it is a BCCI management decision’,” Bhogle said.
“Working on a tight deadline, because of running around, I was at times panting as I went on air. This was because of that shut door. Even if it was the Nagpur incident, no one heard my part of the story,” said Bhogle.
A lot of fans expressed their support in Twitter for Harsha Bhogle.