India cricket February 20, 2014

Keeping control of Indian sport within the family

ESPNcricinfo staff
In Tehelka, V Krishnaswamy profiles N Srinivasan and N Ramachandran, who control hold the most coveted positions in Indian sport as heads of the BCCI and Indian Olympic Association respectively

While N Srinivasan's grip over Indian and world cricket is well known, the circle of influence extended deeper into the family after his brother N Ramachandran was elected president of the Indian Olympic Association. In Tehelka, V Krishnaswamy profiles the brothers who now hold the most coveted positions in Indian sport.

Indian sports can be divided into two categories -- cricket and the rest (that means Olympic sports). One brother, 'Srini' held the reins in cricket and 'Rami' was the master of the rest. Under normal circumstances, that would merit a headline by itself: Brothers ruling Indian sport. Alas, not all stories are fairytales.

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