Keeping in view the security lapses during last year's India-Sri Lanka match and incidents of Tamil Tiger racists attacking Lankan cricket lovers in London, the city's Commissionerate Police on Friday assured a foolproof safety plan for players and spectators.
Former Indian Premier League (IPL) chairman, Lalit Modi has been removed as the president of Rajasthan Cricket Association (RCA) on Saturday. It's believed to be a move to resolve the long standing dispute between the association and Board for Cricket Control in India (BCCI).
The BCCI on Friday said that it has begun taking steps to make the IPL corruption-free, including education of players and franchises on how to avoid mixing up with certain people during matches in the seventh edition of the cash-rich T20 event.
It is safe to presume that the seventh edition of Indian Premier League will be held in South Africa. Like the second edition, this time too, the super-rich cricket league will coincide with India`s General Election.
The BCCI on Monday said that the IPL auction will go ahead as scheduled despite the Mudgal Committee report finding the involvement of Chennai Super Kings Team Principal Gurunath Meiyappan in betting during the IPL matches.
Investigating agencies will soon finalise cases of alleged financial irregularities against former IPL Chairman Lalit Modi in various editions of T20 cricket tournament, notwithstanding their failure to get him back to India.
A day after expressing his unwillingness to be IPL Chairman again, Union Minister Rajiv Shukla today refused to talk more than what he had already said on the raging spot-fixing scandal and the demand for resignation of BCCI President N Srinivasan.
IPL chairman and senior BCCI official Rajiv Shukla on Tuesday expressed deep concern over the low turn out recorded during India`s ODI matches against England and the ongoing Test series against the West Indies.