IPL SCANDAL

  • I am not connected with BCCI administration: Sunil Gavaskar December 17, 2014

    With the Supreme Court on Wednesday observing that players and officials having commercial interests should stay away from administering the game, former India captain Sunil Gavaskar clarified that he is "not connected in anyway" with the BCCI administration. Senior advocate CA Sundaram, appearing for BCCI, gave the names of former greats...
  • I was never in conflict of interest, says Kris Srikkanth December 17, 2014

    "I was never in conflict of interest. I was the ambassador of Chennai Super Kings before I became the chairman of selectors," the former India captain said. ...
  • Gavaskar, Shastri, Srikkanth in BCCI's list of individuals with 'conflict of interest'; SC reserves verdict December 17, 2014

    In a move that can shake the foundation of Indian cricket, the Supreme Court on Wednesday reserved the verdict on the issue of conflict of interest in Indian cricket after BCCI submitted a list in SC of its administrators with conflict of interest, which included the names of three former...
  • IPL: Sundar Raman pulled up by SC, questions BCCI's rule 6.2.4 December 15, 2014

    The Supreme Court on Monday made it clear that BCCI's rule 6.2.4 under which conflict of interest is permissible will be examined and pulled up IPL COO Raman for his silence in the entire issue. ...
  • IPL Spot-Fixing: Pressure on N Srinivasan as hearing resumes today December 15, 2014

    The Supreme Court hearing on Justice Mukul Mudgal committee's report on IPL corruption and spot-fixing scandal will resume on Monday. The BCCI chief-in-exile, N Srinivasan, on December 10 submitted an undertaking in Supreme Court saying that if he is elected BCCI President, he will keep himself away from all the...
  • Supreme Court allows BCCI to put off AGM and polls till Jan 31 December 10, 2014

    The Supreme Court on Wednesday allowed the Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) to postpone its Annual General Meeting (AGM) and elections till Jan 31, 2015, as it was still hearing the plea into the allegations of conflict of interest and betting involving board president N Srinivasan and...
  • N Srinivasan runs BCCI like a mafia, says Lalit Modi December 10, 2014

    Former IPL chief Lalit Modi tells CNN-IBN that his fight is not against any individual and he wants the entire system to be cleaned up. ...
  • Will stay away from IPL meetings if allowed to contest BCCI elections, Srinivasan to SC December 10, 2014

    BCCI president-in-exile N Srinivasan on Wednesday told the Supreme Court that if he is re-elected to the cricket body, he would stay away from IPL governing council till a proposed committee decides on the question of conflict of interest involving him and his IPL franchisee Chennai Super Kings. Srinivasan in an...
  • Cartoon of the day: SC likely to decide N Srinivasan's fate as cricket administrator December 10, 2014

    The apex court hinted at setting up a high-powered committee to suggest measures for cleansing the game hit by allegations of betting and spot-fixing. The Supreme Court is likely to decide N Srinivasan's fate as cricket administrator. ...
  • SC proposes high-power committee to cleanse cricket December 9, 2014

    The apex court hinted at setting up a high-powered committee to suggest measures for cleansing the game hit by allegations of betting and spot-fixing. ...
  • IPL Scandal: SC, BCCI want retired judges to probe the matter December 9, 2014

    Cracking the whip in the Indian Premier League (IPL) corruption case, the Supreme Court on Tuesday insisted that action must be taken against Board of Control for Cricket in India's (BCCI) president-in-exile N Srinivasan's son-in-law Gurunath Meiyappan. At the end of the proceedings, it was decided that the court would...
  • Supreme Court turns on heat on N Srinivasan December 8, 2014

    The Supreme Court observed that Srinivasan's conflict of interest cannot be ignored and found it difficult to accept on four counts. ...
  • N Srinivasan maligning top cricketers for cover up: Aditya Verma December 2, 2014

    Cricket Association of Bihar (CAB) secretary Aditya Verma on Tuesday alleged that sidelined Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) president N Srinivasan is dragging the names of former reputed cricketers in the Supreme Court to cover up for his own "conflict of interest". The court questioned how Srinivasan, besides...
  • Why should I ask Dhoni to resign: N Srinivasan December 1, 2014

    Chennai: Refusing to talk about Mahendra Singh Dhoni's role in his company India Cements, BCCI's President-in-exile N Srinivasan made it clear that the Indian captain would not be asked to resign despite questions about conflict of interest being raised against him. Srinivasan, who is also the ICC Chairman, declined comments on...
  • SC pulls up BCCI, asks it to explain business model; Srinivasan claims innocence December 1, 2014

    The Supreme Court on Saturday reacted sharply on the IPL scandal by asking the Board of Control for Cricket in India to give information with regards to the financial working of the apex body of cricket in the country along with the findings with respect to auction and purchase...
  • My Lords, be fair to N Srinivasan! December 1, 2014

    (Ramakrishna Upadhya is a veteran editor from Bengaluru. He has held senior editorial positions in The Indian Express, Telegraph, ETV and Deccan Herald) Let me make it clear at the outset that I have no personal interest or conflict of interest in diving into the maelstrom of controversy surrounding the...
  • IPL spot-fixing: Anxiety mounts for Srinivasan, CSK as SC resumes hearing December 1, 2014

    Anxiety-metre in Indian cricket will once again soar on Monday as the Supreme Court resumes hearing in the Indian Premier League (IPL) spot-fixing scandal after observations during last hearing pushed N Srinivasan and Chennai Super Kings (CSK) into a tight corner. Srinivasan's future as a cricket administrator hangs by a thread...
  • Uncertainty over N Srinivasan and CSK deepens November 27, 2014

    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? November 27, 2014

    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? November 27, 2014

    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 November 27, 2014

    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 November 27, 2014

    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? November 27, 2014

    "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 November 27, 2014

    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 November 27, 2014

    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? November 27, 2014

    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 November 26, 2014

    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 November 25, 2014

    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 November 25, 2014

    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? November 24, 2014

    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. ...