SCANDALS

  • Uncertainty over N Srinivasan and CSK deepens Yesterday

    The Supreme Court on Thursday raised questions on the conflict of interest issue arising out of Srinivasan heading the BCCI and also owning IPL franchise CSK. ...
  • Is it time to sack N Srinivasan and disqualify CSK? Yesterday

    The Supreme Court on Thursday threw suggestions whether those named in the Mudgal Committee report should be kept out of BCCI elections and CSK should be scrapped from IPL. ...
  • Should N Srinivasan be sacked and CSK barred from IPL? Yesterday

    The SC has also asked the BCCI to form a new board leaving aside the four non-players named in the Mudgal report and then taken action against those involved. ...
  • Supreme Court observes Chennai Super Kings should be disqualified Yesterday

    The SC observed that amid the conflict of interest mentioned in the Mudgal report, IPL franchise CSK must be disqualified and the ownership details of CSK and India Cements be presented in the court. ...
  • Kirti Azad attacks BCCI on IPL controversy involving N Srinivasan 2 days ago

    New Delhi: Former cricketer and BJP MP Kirti Azad attacked the BCCI over the ongoing controversy involving N Srinivasan and questioned the "silence" of the IPL Governing Council in the matter. He said the issue was just the "tip of the iceberg" and alleged that many people in the governing body...
  • N Srinivasan can't contest BCCI polls? 2 days ago

    "I am not in a position to make any comment about it, until and unless all the facts come to my knowledge", said K Srikkanth. ...
  • Bury the people involved in IPL scam: Lalit Modi 2 days ago

    The suspended former IPL commissioner is glad that the Supreme Court is taking a harsh stand against N Srinivasan and CSK. ...
  • IPL Spot-fixing: SC asks to disqualify CSK, wants to know ownership details 2 days ago

    BCCI and ICC Chairman N Srinivasan find their backs to the wall after the Supreme Court on Thursday observed that amid the conflict of interest mentioned in the Justice Mukul Mudgal report, Indian Premier League (IPL) franchise Chennai Super Kings (CSK) must be disqualified and the ownership details of CSK...
  • Will the damning observations by SC deter Srinivasan from defending his acts? 2 days ago

    New Delhi: The uncrowned emperor of Indian cricket N Srinivasan is like a cat with nine lives. He has survived every attack on him till today. Some of them have been the fiercest attacks. His rivals within the Cricket board to media and many Cricket enthusiasts have tried to unseat...
  • IPL COO Sundar Raman calls for security rethink on cricket pitch 2 days ago

    Indian Premier League (IPL) chief operating officer Sundar Raman has called for a rethink on security on the cricket pitch following the critical head injury to Australian opener Phil Hughes. "I think there's lots of rethinking that needs to happen about bouncers, about protection, about general safety in cricket," said Raman...
  • Betting in IPL by Gurunath Meiyappan was like insider trading: Supreme Court 3 days ago

    New Delhi: The Supreme Court on Tuesday said that betting by Gurunath Meiyappan - son-in-law of the sidelined BCCI president N. Srinivasan - was like insider trading wherein even if he was not placing bets in his own name, he was passing on the information to bookies. "It is like an...
  • IPL spot-fixing: Make player names public, CAB urges Supreme Court 3 days ago

    There was no decision on ICC chairman N Srinivasan and his Indian Premier League (IPL) franchise Chennai Super Kings (CSK) on Tuesday as the hearing on the IPL spot-fixing case in Supreme Court was adjourned to Thursday, but not before Cricket Association of Bihar (CAB) requested SC to make public...
  • SC slams BCCI: Should N Srinivasan step down? 4 days ago

    Supreme Court asked Srinivasan to address the question of conflict of interest as head of BCCI and also owner of the Indian Premier League franchise Chennai Super Kings. ...
  • The cleanup in cricket has started today: Lalit Modi 4 days ago

    "We made a mistake to let Srinivasan own a team. Unfortunately we are not able to correct it but the cricket lovers have the right to know the name of the players involved," said Modi. ...
  • BCCI faces Supreme Court's wrath 4 days ago

    The court asked if a BCCI administrator can own an IPL team and how that does not amount to conflict of interest. ...
  • It wouldn't be wise for me to make a comment on Mudgal report now: Sachin Tendulkar 4 days ago

    Indian cricket legend Sachin Tendulkar on Monday refused to comment on Justice Mudgal Commitee's report on the 2013 Indian Premier League (IPL) spot-fixing and betting scandal. ...
  • I'm financing this petition against N Srinivasan: Lalit Modi 4 days ago

    Suspended IPL commissioner Lalit Modi made a startling revelation on Monday, admitting that he is the man financing petitioner Aditya Verma against N Srinivasan and others in the IPL spot-fixing case. "I am financing the petition against Srinivasan and others [helping petitioner Verma]. There's no harm in backing anybody who helps...
  • Judiciary is giving priority to this case as much as it can: Justice Mukul Mudgal 4 days ago

    The Supreme Court on Monday asked N Srinivasan to address the question of conflict of interest as head of BCCI and also owner of the IPL franchise Chennai Super Kings. ...
  • SC slams BCCI, asks N Srinivasan to address conflict of interest 5 days ago

    Wrapping on the knuckles of BCCI, the Supreme Court on Monday asked ICC Chairman N Srinivasan to address the question of conflict of interest as head of BCCI and also owner of the Indian Premier League (IPL) franchise Chennai Super Kings. The apex court resumed hearing in the IPL spot-fixing case...
  • IPL Spot-Fixing: Sachin Tendulkar refuses to comment on Mudgal Report 5 days ago

    New Delhi: Indian cricket legend Sachin Tendulkar on Monday refused to comment on Justice Mudgal Commitee's report on the 2013 Indian Premier League (IPL) spot-fixing and betting scandal. Tendulkar, a Rajya Sabha member, said here that the Supreme Court will look into the case, and it was not wise for him...
  • IPL Spot-Fixing: Focus on Srinivasan as SC resumes hearing on Mudgal report today 5 days ago

    N Srinivasan's future as a top cricket administrator will be the main focus at Monday's Supreme Court hearing in the IPL spot-fixing case. Srinivasan, IPL COO Sundar Raman as well as team officials Gurunath Meiyappan and Raj Kundra were directed by the apex court to file their affidavits in response...
  • N Srinivasan requests SC to reinstate him as BCCI president 1 week ago

    "I voluntarily stepped aside as the BCCI chief pending inquiry by the Mudgal panel. Now that nothing has been found against me, allow me to be reinstated as the BCCI president," he said. ...
  • 'Clean' Srinivasan requests SC to reinstate him as BCCI president November 21, 2014

    Having regained considerable ground after a clean chit in the IPL probe followed by backing from the BCCI, N Srinivasan on Friday requested the Supreme Court to reinstate him as the BCCI president. Srinivasan, the ICC Chairman, filed an affidavit in the SC requesting the apex court to allow his return...
  • IPL Spot-fixing: BCCI files affidavit defending Srinivasan, says it did reprimand player for violating code November 21, 2014

    The BCCI on Friday came out defending ICC Chairman N Srinivasan via filing an affidavit in the Supreme Court, wherein the board said that it's incorrect to say that none of the five BCCI officials take action against a player who was guilty of violating player''s code of conduct The incident...
  • Sunil Gavaskar says stories about him questioning Srinivasan 'fabricated' November 20, 2014

    Former India captain Sunil Gavaskar on Thursday expressed surprise at the "fabricated stories" about him questioning N Srinivasan's silence in the match-fixing scandal while reacting to the Mudgal Committee report. Gavaskar was quoted by India Today Group as having said in Melbourne that Srinivasan needs to explain why he didn't act...
  • The Indian cricket fan has been let down November 19, 2014

    Cricket is a game of glorious uncertainties but unfortunately, going by the current crop of off-field events, it has become a game of inglorious certainties; and the Indian cricket fan is once again shown a photo-shopped image of the game in the country. The much-awaited Mudgal report had a lot of...
  • Is the BCCI protecting N Srinivasan? November 18, 2014

    The BCCI emergent committee meeting came to a conclusion that there is no taint on the conduct of Srinivasan and the allegations levelled against him were baseless. ...
  • Gavaskar hits out at Meiyyapan, questions Srinivasan's silence November 18, 2014

    New Delhi: Indian cricket legend Sunil Gavaskar has hit out at Gurunath Meiyyapan, son-in-law of ICC President N Srinivasan, over his involvement in betting and also questioned the Tamil Nadu strongman's silence in the whole spot-fixing and betting issue. "The full force of the law must come down on Meiyyapan," Gavaskar...
  • Srinivasan clean, Meiyappan and Kundra should fight their own case in SC: BCCI November 18, 2014

    The BCCI emergent committee meeting which ended on Tuesday came to a conclusion that there is no taint on the conduct of N Srinivasan and the allegations levelled against him by unscrupulous elements were baseless and were aimed at de-stabilising the BCCI. BCCI secreatry Sanjay Patel said that Rajasthan Royals co-owner...
  • BCCI may probe Aditya Verma's finances, divided over Sunder Raman: sources November 18, 2014

    In the latest turn of events in the Indian Premier League betting and spot-fixing scandal, the Board of Cricket Control in India (BCCI) sources on Tuesday told CNN-IBN that the board is likely to conduct internal inquiry into the finances of petitioner Aditya Verma, while it remains a divided house...