Lalit Modi, now in exile in London, was the architect of the billion-dollar cricket league. A league which has revolutionised the game completely, making India the true commercial epicentre of the sport.
Former chairman of the Indian Premier League said Thursday was the sad day for Indian cricket. Speaking to the media after three Rajasthan Royals players, including Sreesanth, was arrested allegedly for spot-fixing at least three separate IPL games, Modi slammed the current IPL organisers for "lack of governance."
Architect of the beleaguered Indian T20 league, Lalit Modi, came down hard on its chairman Rajeev Shukla as well as the BCCI for the current mess that the cash-rich tournament currently finds itself in following the arrests of Rajasthan Royals players S Sreesanth, Ankeet Chavan and Ajit Chandila on spot-fixing charges on Thursday.
A special court on Monday took cognisance of the chargesheet filed by Mumbai police in Juhu rave party case, in which IPL player Rahul Sharma and actor couple Apoorva Agnihotri and Shilpa Agnihotri are among the accused.
Half-centuries by senior pro Yuvraj Singh and the talented Unmukt Chand helped North Zone cruise to a comfortable eight-wicket victory over Central Zone to enter the Deodhar Trophy final, here on Monday.
The Delhi High Court sought response of the Centre and the Passport Office on an appeal of former IPL commissioner Lalit Modi, against a single judge`s order rejecting his plea for restoration of his passport.
The Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) told a Delhi court that no "injustice" is being done to sacked IPL commissioner Lalit Modi in the ongoing inquiry against him on an IPL bidding issue and he has not yet challenged the proceedings of disciplinary committee.
Former Indian Premier League (IPL) commissioner Lalit Modi has got a reprieve from the UK authorities which told India that Modi cannot be extradited without a court request.
BCCI President N Srinivasan and disciplinary committee members Jyotiraditya Scindia and Arun Jaitley have been issued summons by a Delhi court on a plea by former IPL commissioner Lalit Modi.
Modi made the allegations in the book âBookie Gambler Fixer Spy: A Journey to the Heart of Cricketâs Underworldâ written by British journalist Ed Hawkins.
Former IPL commissioner Lalit Modi has said that spot-fixing is "rife in the game" and that he has survived three attempts on his life for refusing to fix IPL matches.
Former IPL Commissioner Lalit Modi has rubbished media reports that the Indian government has sought help of British authorities to deport him from the United Kingdom, saying such stories were based on "innuendo and misinformation".
The IPL brand, as a single entity including all the stakeholders, was valued at $4.13 billion in 2010, when the tournament was at its peak with former chairman Lalit Modi at the helm.
Former Indian Premier League (IPL) chairman Lalit Modi on Thursday, fired a fresh salvo at Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) president N Srinivasan, alleging that he is trying to "gift" the Hyderabad franchise to his "friends".
Former IPL Commissioner Lalit Modi has said allegations levelled in show cause notices by the ED for alleged forex law violations of over Rs 1,310 crore in the conduct of the T20 tournament in South Africa concerned "collective responsibilities" rather than being personal.
I've been advocating action from the IPL Governing Council for some time to ensure the future prosperity of brand IPL. They must act for the benefit of the supporters, owners, sponsors and all commercial partners but progress â if any â appears to be dangerously slow.
A day after accusing the Indian Premier League (IPL) chairman Rajeev Shukla of planning to start a Twenty20 League in the United Arab Emirates, former IPL boss Lalit Modi on Tuesday tweeted documents that allegedly supported his claims.
Former Indian Premier League chairman Lalit Modi has settled his libel case against England and Wales Cricket Board chairman Giles Clarke out-of-court, an ECB statement said on Tuesday.
Former England captain Tony Greig has urged India to accept the "spirit of cricket is more important than generating billions of dollars". India is cricket's economic powerhouse, driving the finance of the global game through the sponsorship and broadcast deals that derive from the sport's huge popularity in the world's second most populous nation.
The BCCI again had its way on the contentious Decision Review System (DRS) after the ICC board failed to ratify its universal application following India's opposition to the technology.
South Africa will host the fourth edition of the Champions League Twenty20 in October with Pakistan's Sialkot Stallions being the new entrant, it was confirmed on Tuesday.
Rehabilitating at the National Cricket Academy (NCA), Yuvraj Singh on Tuesday said that hitting the nets after being treated for cancer is a "big achievement" for him and he is hoping for things to get better with each passing day.
Indian Premiere league, inventor, Lalith Modi is said to be on the Dawood hit list. According to the various city high police alert, Lalith was on the hit list during the IPL season. So, for this reason, his security was beefed up during the IPL series.
Born almost a year after the Indian cricket team lifted the 1983 World Cup, Ireland allrounder Kevin O'Brien said it was Kapil Dev whom he had always looked up to as a budding cricketer.
Jealousy could be the reason for negative attitudes in England towards the cash-rich Indian Premier League (IPL), Delhi Daredevils batting star Kevin Pietersen said.
A galaxy of stars, including Amitabh Bachchan and American pop star Katy Perry, will set the ball rolling for the fifth edition of the Indian Premier League (IPL) with a glittering opening ceremony that promises to enthral the audience here on
A day after Shashank Manohar, who played a key role in bringing Sahara into the IPL fold in 2010 was asked to mediate the BCCI-Sahara talks, a senior BCCI official has categorically denied any further discussions with the corporate group.
Former IPL commissioner Lalit Modi on Tuesday claimed that the auction for the 2009 edition of the cash-rich T20 tournament was "rigged" in favour of Chennai Super Kings whose owner, N Srinivasan, is now the president of the Indian Cricket Board.
Former IPL chairman Lalit Modi on Saturday blamed BCCI president N Srinivasan's arrogant style of functioning for Sahara Group's decision to snap all the ties with the Cricket Board.
Lalit has this week been officially recognised as one of the world's leading sports innovators at a prestigious International Sports Management Awards evening in London.
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