02 August, 2021

“CSK, Rajasthan Royals Should Be Banned”

The original brains behind the IPL on the ongoing match-fixing case in the Supreme Court.

“CSK, Rajasthan Royals Should Be Banned”

Lalit Modi, the original brains behind the Indian Premier League, currently holidaying in Maldives, took time off to talk to Nabanita Sircar about the ongoing match-fixing case in the Supreme Court.

The Supreme Court has virtually called it a rogues’ gallery. Is the Indian Premier League about to collapse?

I firmly believe that what we have today, in the IPL, is not only the best platform for sho­wcasing cricket in India, but also a global stage for many an aspiring cricketer. A lot has been said around the negatives and I feel that when the dust has settled, people will see the IPL for what it truly is—a true global platform to take cricket into the next millennium. This is what gives me a sense that the League is bigger than eve­rything else and will survive. It has been built on a str­ong foundation and as the legal process weeds out the bad elements, I am positive that the League will bounce back to its glory days.

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