Defending Sharad Pawar, the NCP chief's daughter Supriya Sule today said the family had nothing to do with a failed bid for the Pune IPL team.
The Board of Control for Cricket in India did agree to Lalit Modi’s request on Monday for an extension to respond to the first show-cause notice. However, it wasn’t as smooth as you might think, reports Amol Karhadkar.
Cricket board has given suspended Indian Premier League boss Lalit Modi more time to reply to allegations of corruption against him dating back to the inaugural IPL season in 2008.
The England and Wales Cricket Board chairman Giles Clarke's allegations that Lalit Modi, the suspended IPL chairman, had been hobnobbing with the English Counties for a parallel Indian Premier League has created quite a ruckus.
Barely a fortnight after cricket and IPL got Shashi Tharoor, social and political organizations in Meghalaya want Vincent H Pala removed from the UPA ministry.
Suspended IPL Commissioner Lalit Modi arrived in the city today amid speculation that he is set to take legal action against the BCCI for ousting him for alleged financial bungling.
With doubts raised about who its owners were, IPL franchise Rajasthan Royals today said its promoters put in place a corporate structure only after they won the Jaipur team in 2008.
The British media today acknowledged that suspended IPL chairman Lalit Modi realised Twenty20's potential in a huge and growing Indian market but said his downfall will not be mourned here. Special
Rajasthan Royals brand ambassador Shilpa Shetty today hit back at BCCI for raising doubts about her team's ownership structure, saying the Board should not make "erroneous comments".
BCCI chief Shashank Manohar spoke after Monday's IPL General Council meeting, where the body had taken a decision to level specific charges against the suspended chairman Lalit Modi. Excerpts from his interaction with the media:
Even though it was not on the agenda when 11 of the 14 GC members met on Monday at the Cricket Centre, the BCCI headquarters, it was decided to appoint a committee consisting of all the three former skippers on the governing council to take care of cricketing matters pertaining to IPL-IV.
Everyone knows the story of the little boy who would never be dismissed in galli cricket because he owned the bat and ball and would promptly run home when he was out. Most people have read reports of the young man who shrugged off a backfired collegiate experiment with drugs and selling them because his well-connected papa bailed him out.
While many knew before today that 62-year-old Chirayu Amin was the president of the Baroda Cricket Association, and a Vice-president in the BCCI, beyond these titles, the low-profile industrialist and long time cricket administrator was well away from the news.
The Shah Rukh Khan and Jay Mehta promoted Knight Riders Sports Private Ltd, along with Jaipur IPL Cricket Pvt Ltd, promoted by Lalit Modi’s brother-in-law, Suresh Chellaram, have been pulled up by the Registrar of Companies (RoC), Mumbai for violation of the Companies Act.
Chirayu Amin's appointment as interim chairman of the IPL governing council, after Lalit Modi’s suspension on Monday, did not come as a surprise. What was startling was the appointment of Ratnakar Shetty, the chief administrative officer of the Board of Control for Cricket in India, to look into the “missing documents”.