"It seems that it may not be possible to carry on in DDCA
with my principles of integrity, honesty and transparency, which I am not willing to compromise at any cost," he added.
Sharma had joined cricket administration after receiving active backing from former finance minister late Arun Jaitley.
insiders believe that Sharma lost ground once Jaitley was no more as the late former finance minister was the binding force for all the different factions.
"In my endeavour though I faced many road blocks, opposition and oppression, just to keep me from discharging my duties in fair and transparent," Sharma said.
"That's why I have decided to call it a day and hereby tender my resignation to the Apex Council from the post of President, DDCA
with immediate effect," he added.