Out-of-favour off-spinner Harbhajan Singh on Saturday credited Anil Kumble for his impressive comeback in the T20 League, which has helped Mumbai Indians set up a summit clash with CSK, and said encouraging words from the former India captain helped him regain his lost mojo.
In a futile attempt to cover-up and try to save some face, the Chennai Super Kings on Friday let out a statement claiming that Gurunath Meiyappan was not the Team Principal and labelled him merely as a member (honorary) of the team management.
Gurunath Meiyappan used to place bets through the book ‘Jack’ that Virendra Dara Singh Randhawa alias Vindoo operated, according to investigators of the Mumbai police crime branch.
Rattled by N Srinivasan's continued defiance, some top BCCI officials have started the process to oust him by getting him suspended and using the services of his predecessor Shashank Manohar, who has a clean image. Srinivasan says has no intention to resign
Embroiled in the spot-fixing scam,becoming champions for a third time would be a daunting task for the Chennai Super Kings when they take on the formidable Mumbai Indians in the summit clash of the scandal-marred T20 League, in Kolkata on Sunday.
Rajasthan Royals skipper Rahul Dravid has indicated that he will retire from the T20 League, after the Champions League T20 later this year.
Gurunath Meiyappan, dressed in a navy blue Chennai Super Kings t-shirt, jeans and a pair of floaters, was produced before the magistrate's court in Mumbai at 1pm today.
The Mumbai Crime Branch on Saturdayb said that they have got call details of 4 phones of Meiyappan. The call details reveal that he used to place bets with the help of wanted bookie Jupiter and arrested actor and bookie Virendra Dara Singh Randhawa alias Vindoo.
The growing scale of the T20 League spot-fixing scam notwithstanding, Sunday's final of the event would go ahead as per schedule and the embattled Chennai Super Kings would also continue to be a part of the league despite the arrest of its top official on allegations of betting.
It's inevitable that with time, Harbhajan Singh and Rahul Dravid will be consigned to the pages of history. But Friday showed they still have the mojo that helped them fashion one of India's most memorable Test wins. Somshuvra Laha reports.
Former T20 league chairman Lalit Modi today demanded that Chennai Super Kings be terminated from the League after the arrest of the team's owner Gurunath Meiyappan.
Gurunath Meiyappan, the team principal of two-time T20 league winners Chennai Super Kings (CSK), used to place bets through the book ‘Jack’ that Virendra Dara Singh Randhawa alias Vindoo operated.
A court Friday granted police the custody of Bollywood actor Vindoo Dara Singh Randhawa and two others, allegedly involved in the IPL spot-fixing scam, till May 28.
BCCI president N Srinivasan said on Friday night that his son-in-law Gurunath Meiyappan's arrest by the Mumbai Police was an attempt to target him and he has no intention to resign from his post.Veil of secrecy on CSK abode