BCCI terminates Deccan Chargers and enchases bank guarantee after they fail to pay players.
RCB delay the last instalment of players’ fees.
known for his twirled moustache and rippling muscles. Roy’s team, jolted into action by the Delhi sleuths exposing a bookie racket that was considered their domain, are hinting that the money trail could lead to top Bollywood stars, influential former cricketers, and to the highest rung of a compromised BCCI.
The IPL’s architect and deposed chairman Lalit Modi, who hasn’t returned from London since 2010 when financial irregularity charges were levelled against him by the Income Tax Department and the Enforcement Directorate, is now preening that the tournament has gone to the dogs since his ouster. “When I was IPL commissioner, I was wrongly accused of having a personal interest in an IPL franchise and castigated for it. The current president is the undisputed owner of Chennai Super Kings and it doesn’t seem to matter. No wonder people are losing faith in the product in every corner,” he told INDIA TODAY from his Sloane Street mansion, playing very much the martyr. He later used Twitter, his favourite mode of communication, to say Vindoo’s arrest was the “tip of the iceberg”.