The Mumbai Police’s chargesheet in connection with betting during the Indian Premier League (IPL) season six has been filed. The biggest revelation of all has been the naming of former Chennai Super Kings Team Principal Gurunath Meiyappan.
In spite of the horror events that have taken place over the past month, the new BCCI secretary Sanjay Patil has come out and stated that there are no plans to scrap the much-maligned Indian Premier League (IPL), and that the tournament would go on as it has done over the past six years.
In another shocker relating to the Indian Premier League, Rajasthan Royal’s co-owner Raj Kundra has confessed to betting in an interrogation held by the Delhi Police. Neeraj Kumar, the Delhi Police Commissioner made an official statement today that Kundra had placed bets on his own team through a bookie Umesh Goenka.
Chennai Super Kings captain MS Dhoni did not attend the last two press conferences held by the franchise during the recently-concluded IPL. Indian skipper MS Dhoni had no choice but to attend the press meet ahead of the Champions Trophy as the Indian team headed to England.
Season six of the Indian Premier League began on a hopeful note, but by the time it ended, the on-field happenings had lost all its relevance. So much had transpired out of the cricketing field in the days leading up to the conclusion of the tournament that question marks are bound to be raised over each and every game, including the final, and brand IPL as a whole.