"One finds these views emanating from those who can see the wall of retirement approaching, and it's natural. It's the luxury of having the freedom of a tunnel vision with a view to further their own interests, and that's absolutely fine," the official stated.
The official defended the board's stand
The official explained what the Indian cricket board aims at.
He reiterated the board ensures that non-contracted players garner a considerable value at the IPL auction.
"From the point of view of board and interests of Indian cricket, the intent is to ensure a system where non-contracted players are able to command good value at the IPL auction. Exclusivity is the key," he said.