28 July, 2021

“I Would Like To See CSK Annulled From All Future IPLs”

The creator of the Indian Premier League remains the man who knows too much

Soumik Kar
“I Would Like To See CSK Annulled From All Future IPLs”

He created the Indian Premier League to great fanfare and had to leave in ignominy. But the imprint of Lalit Modi is deep on Ind­ian cricket. Be it Union minister Shashi Tharoor or BCCI president N. Srinivasan, no one’s been able to ward off the tell-tale tweets of the man who knows too much. Modi, 51, spoke to Nabanita Sircar in London after the Justice Mudgal committee report. Excerpts:

After the Mudgal report what do you think will happen in the IPL investigation against CSK and RR? Will we see the whole truth?

I think the Supreme Court-instituted Justice Mudgal committee has done a fabulous fact- finding job. They have done a very thorough investigation to indict Gurunath Meiyappan in the IPL betting scandal.

I now look forward to seeing our system of natural justice prevail and am glad to see that the Justice Mudgal report confirms all that I have been saying for so long. I hope that the Supreme Court now takes cognizance of these findings and does what is right as...

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