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The who’s who of the IPL’s A team

Hindustan Times | By
Apr 22, 2010 12:52 PM IST

Five men who made the Indian Premier League what it is today

Lalit Modi

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IPL chairman, the man who conceived and conceptualised and then marketed the IPL. By all accounts, was given a free hand in the IPL, even in making commercial deals.

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Andrew Wildblood

When this London–based marketing professional joined Modi to flesh out details of what would become the IPL, he was senior V-P, IMG (a sports, entertainment and media company).

Venu Nair

Manages World Sport Group’s (sports marketing, media and event management company) interests in cricket and other sports across the subcontinent from Mumbai. The force that led WSG and Multi-Screen Media to acquire IPL’s global media rights.

Akash OP Aurora

CEO and chief architect of Netlinkblue (technology, consulting and outsourcing firm) — one of the sponsors of Kings XI Punjab. Said to be close to Modi. This Dubai resident’s role is under the I-T scanner.

Manoj Badale

Chairman of Emerging Media UK and the man who bid for the Rajasthan Royals. Said to be part of a group that often “breakfasts with Modi” and talks business. Investigators are looking at what this ‘business’ is.

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