The order on framing of charges in the 2013 Indian Premier League (IPL) spot-fixing case in which suspended Indian cricketers Ajit Chandila, S Sreesanth, Ankeet Chavan and others, including underworld don Dawood Ibrahim and his aide Chhota Shakeel are accused, is scheduled for today in a Delhi court.
When the Indian Premier League betting scandal was unravelling last year, with exposures of Sreesanth of Rajasthan Royals and Gurunath Meiyappan of the Chennai Super Kings colluding with syndicates in the UAE, then Board president N.Srinivasan's, (who was also owner of the CSK, and Meiyappan's father-in-law) response to calls for him to resign was that he himself had "done no wrong".
Former India batsman V.V.S Laxman on Wednesday termed the suspension of two Indian Premier League (IPL) teams Chennai Super Kings (CSK) and Rajasthan Royals (RR) as unfortunate, but added nothing is bigger than cricket and the game will ultimately emerge victorious despite the controversy.
Tasked by a judicial committee to suspend Chennai Super Kings and Rajasthan Royals in the wake of the betting scandal in 2013, the IPL Governing Council on Sunday decided to implement the panel's order in toto and set up a working group to work out the modalities.
The much-debated termination issue of the suspended IPL franchises Chennai Super Kings and Rajasthan Royals did not find many takers during the IPL Governing Council meeting in Mumbai on Sunday with the exception of former BCCI treasurer and GC member Ajay Shirke.
Although he termed Champions League T20 as a "great platform", Test specialist and SunRisers Hyderabad player KL Rahul feels that scrapping of the tournament will not mean the end of opportunity for talented Indian players to prove their mettle.
Getting ready to lead the India 'A' pace attack in the upcoming two-match unofficial Test series against Australia 'A', fast bowler Varun Aaron today said the ODI rule change is like a "breath of fresh air".
Former BCCI president Shashank Manohar on Saturday squarely blamed N Srinivasan for the mess in the high-profile IPL, saying that he was the "root of all scandals" and should immediately step down as the ICC chairman.
The Governing Council of the popular but troubled Indian Premier League will meet today to discuss the repercussions of the suspension of Chennai Super Kings and Rajasthan Royals, and also to chalk out a new roadmap for the T20 event.
Former BCCI chief Shashank Manohar on Friday dropped in at the city to meet current president Jagmohan Dalmiya and discuss the road ahead for the board after suspension of Chennai Super Kings and Rajasthan Royals by the Supreme Court-appointed Justice Lodha Committee.
Days after Justice Lodha Committee announced its verdict on Indian Premier League (IPL) betting case, Rajasthan Royals mentor Rahul Dravid said that though it was tough on the league but the verdict must be respected.
Comeback stories are probably the most enduring ones in sporting lores. The Indian Premier League (IPL), which has seen the good, the bad and the ugly of cricket, is likely to have its share of comeback stories with erstwhile Deccan Chargers (DC) eyeing a return.
PepsiCo, the main title sponsor for the IPL, wants issues surrounding the cash-rich cricketing league be addressed swiftly and faith of cricket fans be restored in the game as spot-fixing scandal threatened to rock the league.
Justice RM Lodha, who headed the committee that proposed a two-year suspension of the two teams -- Chennai Super Kings and Rajasthan Royals -- has said that the Indian Cricket Board (BCCI) is free to terminate the IPL franchises.