After The Indian Express accessed an email sent by Australia-based attorney to Lalit Modi and his brother Samir with an attached draft trust deed referring to the former IPL commissioner's alleged 'beneficial interest' in three IPL franchises, the newspaper on Friday reported about an alleged link between Preity Zinta and the former Modi regarding the ownership pattern of Kings XI Punjab.
Kings XI Punjab co-owner Preity Zinta is 'shocked' by media reports according to which the Bollywood actress told the BCCI officials that players from her IPL franchise Kings XI Punjab were linked to 'suspicious activity.'
In yet another shocking revelation regarding the spot-fixing scandal, IPL franchise Kings XI Punjab's co-promoter Preity Zinta told the BCCI officials that some players from her team may have indulged in suspicious activities linked to throwing matches.
The owners of several Indian Premier League (IPL) franchises courted trouble in the past for hosting yacht parties and lavish dinners for their players and staff. In an attempt to make cricket free from scandals and controversies, the Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) had reiterated last year that they have a zero tolerance approach to fraud and corruption.
An elated Royal Challengers Bangalore (RCB) skipper Virat Kohli on Wednesday lauded the efforts of his teammate Mandeep Singh saying he justified his team's decision to rope him in from Kings XI Punjab.
Having registered a convincing seven-wicket win over bottom-placed Kings XI Punjab to finish at the top of the IPL table, Chennai Super Kings coach Stephen Fleming feels that his team needs to maintain the same "attitude" in the play-offs as well.
Chennai Super Kings produced a clinical performance as they demolished wooden spooners Kings XI Punjab by seven wickets to finish on top of the league table and qualify for the play-offs in the Indian Premier League cricket tournament, here on Saturday.
They might be set to finish IPL-8 in the last spot but Kings XI Punjab skipper George Bailey feels his side has everything to play for as a win tomorrow against table-toppers Chennai Super Kings can have some bearing on where the other teams finish in the final four.