PIL seeks probe by SIT in IPL spot fixing

New Delhi: A PIL has been filed on Monday in the Supreme Court seeking setting up of a Special Investigation Team (SIT) to probe spot fixing and other alleged irregularities in IPL, apart from a stay on remaining matches.

The petitioner by a Lucknow resident has made all IPL franchises and BCCI party in the case along with the Centre.

"There are many irregularities in the IPL beginning from auction of players. Black money and money from anti-social elements are involved in the IPL which needs to be probed," advocate Vishnu Jain, who filed the petition, said

The petition sought a stay on remaining four matches including final match of the IPL till the probe is completed.

Jain filed the petition on behalf of one Sudarsh Awasthi who claims to be an architect.