Modi tried to show that he was not perturbed by his confrontation with the BCCI top brass, which wants to sack him over his alleged financial irregularities in running the IPL and spoke eloquently about the success of the Twenty20 League.
"You could not have asked for better. What a tournament.. lots of excitement. Mumbai Indians won most of their matches but nobody knew which three teams would go to the semifinals till the last game.
"Thank you cricket fans of the country and abroad, you have made all these possible," he said.