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Press Trust Of India
New Delhi, May 20, 2013
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 T20, apart from a stay on remaining matches. The petitioner by a Lucknow resident has made all T20 franchises and BCCI party in the case along with the Centre.

"There are many irregularities in the T20 beginning from auction of players. Black money and money from anti-social elements are involved in the T20 League which needs to be probed," said advocate Vishnu Jain, who filed the petition.

The petition sought a stay on remaining four matches including final match of the T20 till the probe is completed.

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

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