Union minister and Madhya Pradesh cricket association president, Jyotiraditya Scindia, has defended the IPL format despite the recent controversies.
"IPL is a good format in which famous players of the country as well as foreign nations are playing. Through it, a lot of talented players were able to prove their mettle and the game should be taken in a sporting spirit," Scindia told reporters here yesterday.
To a question, he admitted that some irregularities and controversies came to be associated with the IPL, but added that BCCI took action in every case.
He refused to comment on the recent Shahrukh Khan controversy.