IPL 2014: Chennai Super Kings, Rajasthan Royals’ fate in hands of Justice Mudgal Committee
Gurunath Meiyappan, the supposed Team principal of the Chennai Super Kings was in the eye of the storm during the IPl 2013 spot-fixing and betting scandal © PTI
Jan 19, 2014
The Supreme Court appointed Justice Mudgal Committee will submit its report on the Indian Premier League (IPL), 2013 spot-fixing and betting controversy on February 10, 2014 and that could have a huge impact on the fortunes of Chennai Super Kings and Rajasthan Royals.
Justice Mukul Mudgal was appointed by the Supreme Court to look into the scandal in October last year and they are also looking into the allegations of wrongdoing against Chennai and Rajasthan. NDTV reported that the committee will report that Gurunath Meiyappan was the Team Principal of Chennai.
Meiyappan was arrested on allegations of betting during the IPL 2013 and he accepted that before the police. Meanwhile, there even Raj Kundra, the co-owner of Rajasthan was grilled by police with regards to betting.
It is reported that Chennai and Rajasthan may face an ouster from the IPL if the commission establishes wrongdoing on their past. The commission also had taken submissions from lalit Modi, who did not appear in person but his attorney put them before the Mudgal-led panel. Aditya Verma, the chief of the Bihar Cricket Association, who is at loggerheads with the BCCI will also speak to the committee. Even Jagmohan Dalmiya will put forward his views.