Home > News >

IPL 2013 spot-fixing probe won’t be an eyewash: Justice Mudgal

IPL 2013 spot-fixing probe won't be an eyewash: Justice Mudgal

Supreme Court on Tuesday allowed N Srinivasan to take charge as BCCI president, but asked him not to interfere in the spot-fixing probe © PTI

New Delhi: Oct 8, 2013

Justice Mukul Mudgal on Tuesday assured that the probe into the Indian Premier League (IPL) spot-fixing and betting scandal would not be an eyewash.

The Supreme Court court on Tuesday set up a probe panel headed by former chief justice of Punjab and Haryana High Court Mudgal to inquire into the allegation of betting and spot-fixing in IPL.

“I can assure that it won’t be an eyewash, I don’t have the terms of references right now and I can say more after I get it,” Mudgal told CNN-IBN.

The justice reminded that the probe has been constituted by the apex court and not the Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI).

The ‘cricket loving’ justice also hinted that if the need arise the committee can question anybody in the Indian cricket board.

Senior advocate and additional solicitor general N Nageshwar Rao and Assam Cricket Association (ACA) member Nilay Dutta are the other two members of the newly-formed probe committee, and Mudgal have no doubts about their credentials.

The court has asked the probe panel to complete its inquiry within four months.

The apex court also directed BCCI and N Srinivasan not to interfere in the probe.

The committee will investigate Gurunath Meiyappan and owners of Rajasthan Royals and file a report on erring IPL franchisees, it said.

The Supreme Court on Tuesday ruled that N Srinivasan can resume his duties as BCCI president, so long as he doesn’t deal with any matters relating to the IPL.

West Indies in South Africa, 2014-15

Dec 26, 2014 (14:00 IST)   at Port Elizabeth

Sri Lanka tour of New Zealand, 2014-15

Dec 26, 2014 (03:30 IST)   at Christchurch

India tour of Australia, 2014-15

Dec 26, 2014 (05:00 IST)   at Melbourne

West Indies in South Africa, 2014-15

Jan 2, 2015 (14:00 IST)   at Cape Town

Sri Lanka tour of New Zealand, 2014-15

Jan 3, 2015 (03:30 IST)   at Wellington

More

Pakistan vs New Zealand in UAE, 2014

Dec 19, 2014  at Abu Dhabi

New Zealand won by 68 runs

India tour of Australia, 2014-15

Dec 17, 2014  at Woolloongabba, Brisbane

Australia won by 4 wkts

Pakistan vs New Zealand in UAE, 2014

Dec 17, 2014  at Abu Dhabi

New Zealand won by 7 runs

West Indies in South Africa, 2014-15

Dec 17, 2014  at Centurion

South Africa won by an innings and 220 runs

England tour of Sri Lanka, 2014

Dec 16, 2014  at Colombo

Sri Lanka won by 87 runs

Photos

India vs Australia, 2nd Test at Brisbane

Videos

Ind vs Aus: Dhoni analyses the 4-wicket loss at Brisbane

Live Cricket Score Ranji Trophy 2014-15, Round 3, Day 1 — All matches

India’s collapse against Australia on 2nd Test at Brisbane: Did the visitors really bat badly on Day 4?

India vs Australia 2014-15, 2nd Test at Brisbane: Marks out of 10 for the hosts

India vs Australia 2014-15, Brisbane: India marks out of 10

India vs Australia, 2nd Test at Brisbane: India’s tail tales

Anil Kumble Australia India Moments in history Ricky Ponting South Africa

Alastair Cook sacked in ‘hugely disrespectful’ manner: Andrew Strauss

India vs Australia 2014-15, 3rd Test at Melbourne: Joe Burns says dream come true to play for Australia

Australia celebrate win at Brisbane vs India

Big Bash League 2014-15: Melbourne Renegades want Muttiah Muralitharan back

South Africa vs West Indies 2014-15: Kenroy Peters, Miguel Cummins in line to replace injured Kemar Roach

Pakistan vs New Zealand ODI series 2014: A look back at the series

Murali Vijay’s 144 among most runs scored by an Indian on Day 1 of overseas Test

Virat Kohli, Steve Smith and others scoring century on their Captaincy Debut in Test cricket

Batsman given hit wicket after mobile phone falls on stumps

India vs Australia 2014-15, 2nd Test at Brisbane: Highlights

Fan of the Day

Niharika Shah

Niharika Shah

682 Posts | 6 Fans

Video: Phil Hughes suffers head injury, collapses on field during New South Wales vs South Australia tie

प्रसिद्ध कथक नृत्यांगना सितारा देवी नहीं रही

More broadband connections to boost GDP growth in Asia Pacific: GSMA

India is becoming our largest overseas market, Xiaomi CEO Lei Jun says

Bigg Boss 8: Ali Quli Mirza, Renee Dhyani, Upen Patel, Praneet Bhatt, Sonali Raut – who should be evicted this week?

Revealed: The reason why Kishore Kumar’s biopic starring Ranbir Kapoor won’t feature Katrina Kaif!

अभिनेत्री प्रियंका चोपड़ा ने स्वच्छ भारत अभियान में हिस्सा लिया

Also on cricketcountry.com

Play Fantasy Cricket & Win

Cash Daily! Click here