Mumbai: The International Cricket Council had prevented Sushil Kapoor, the BCCI coordinator, from using his personal mobile phone in the England dressing room during the first Test at Nagpur. A former first class cricketer and representative of the Punjab Cricket Association, Mr. Kapoor has been travelling with the England team since its arrival in Mumbai for the series. According to the ICC rules that came into force after the match-fixing scandal, only the team manager is allowed to use a mobile phone.
Not able to recognise Mr. Kapoor, who was using his mobile phone in the England dressing room, one of the ICC officials watching the match on television in Dubai, got down to business straightaway. He tracked down Mr. Niranjan S. Virk (regional security manager assigned to India and Sri Lanka) and asked him to immediately find out the particulars of the person who was violating the rules and prevent him from using his phone in the dressing room.