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According to the former IPL commissioner Lalit Modi, not only the players, but the administrators and the umpires were also responsible, at times, of being involved in match-fixing. This was after the court at Southwark had decided that Mohammad Asif and Salman Butt were guilty and could be sentenced to jail for spot-fixing. Modi wrote […]

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The IPL scandal that had hit the roof last year found its way all the way to South Africa as well, where it was being alleged that the former IPL chief, Lalit Modi had paid kickbacks worth millions of rands while organising the second edition of the tournament in South Africa. The South African cricket […]

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The first edition of the Sri Lankan Premier League, which was supposed to be played in July 2011 has been postponed to August next year. The news comes after the Indian cricketers were being disallowed from playing in the tournament, which meant that the Sri Lankan board were left with no option but to postpone […]

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According to the Chennai police, they may not be able to arrest Lalit Modi because they do not possess a much evidence as they would have liked to get. The case against Modi that was filed relates to allegedly stealing funds worth more than Rs.450 crore. The secretary of the Board of Control for Cricket […]

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Former IPL chairman, Lalit Modi has joined in the clamour asking the BCCI why were there changes made to the law governing the auction. Earlier, the Mumbai Indians had complained to the IPL Governing Council on the changes that were made at the 11th hour. Modi used his favourite social network to bring about the […]

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Lalit Modi has said in an interview that while he did make mistakes during the IPL, it was for the good of the tournament and that he had been a victim of a witch-hunt. Modi, who was suspended as an IPL chief, appeared in his first big interview after the suspension and said that he […]

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The legal counsel for the former IPL chief Lalit Modi, Mehmood Abdi, has reiterated his demands for the change in the members of the disciplinary committee that will look into the issues associated with the sacking of Modi. Abdi said that the Indian cricket board had reconstituted many of the committees under the BCCI in […]

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IPL 4 gets many sponsors

by staff on November 18, 2010

According to a news report in an Indian daily, despite all the controversies associated with the IPL, the broadcasters are having no difficulty in finding sponsors for the slots, some five months before the start of the fourth edition of the tournament. Multi Screen Media (MSM) said that they had managed to get nine sponsorship […]

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The Rajasthan Royals and the Indian cricket board, BCCI have decided to resolve their differences through an arbitrator. Rajasthan Royals had dragged the BCCI to court after their contract was ended by the BCCI earlier in October. The BCCI had ended the contracts of Rajasthan and Kings XI Punjab due to what was perceived as […]

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