<div class="img-caption-wrap "> <img alt="IPL 2013 spot-fixing: Reebok to continue Chennai Super Kings partnership" src="https://st2.cricketcountry.com/wp-content/uploads/cricket/image_20130610171813.jpg" title="IPL 2013 spot-fixing: Reebok to continue Chennai Super Kings partnership" /> <p class="imgcaptionnew" style="width:618px;"> Chennai Super Kings finished as runner-up in the 2013 edition of the Indian Premier League © PTI</p> </div> <strong>New Delhi: Jun 10, 2013</strong><br /> <br /> German sportswear major Adidas on Monday said its arm, Reebok India, will continue association with Indian Premier League (<a href="/tags/IPL/post" target="_blank">IPL</a>) franchise <a href="/tags/Chennai-Super-Kings/post" target="_blank">Chennai Super Kings</a> (CSK) despite controversy surrounding team principal <a href="/tags/Gurunath-Meiyappan/post" target="_blank">Gurunath Meiyappan</a>'s alleged involvement in betting.<br /> <br /> "We are going to wait to see how the current situation plays out. We remain committed to the team. We have multi-year commitment with the team," Adidas Group India Managing Director Eric Haskell told <em>PTI</em>.<br /> <br /> Meiyappan, son-in-law of Board of Control for Cricket in India (<a href="/tags/BCCI/post" target="_blank">BCCI</a>) President <a href="/tags/N-Srinivasan/post" target="_blank">N Srinivasan</a> who has stepped aside, was arrested by Mumbai Police for allegedly betting in IPL and was released on bail. He has been suspended by the cricket board.<br /> <br /> When asked if the company could re-look at its partnership if the contract of CSK is terminated by BCCI due to alleged betting in IPL, Haskell said, "We will have to see how it plays [out]. We will have to take a call if and when it happens," added Haskell.<br /> <br /> Both Adidas and Reebok have strong connection with cricket and have cricketers as brand ambassadors.<br /> <br /> He said the current controversies surrounding IPL have have tarnished cricket at present.<br /> <br /> "...it is disappointing for sure. It (cricket) may be bit tarnished at the moment and I am hopeful it will get cleaned up," Haskell said..<br /> <br /> Reebok India supplies sports gear to two more IPL teams -- <a href="/tags/Kolkata-Knight-Riders/post" target="_blank">Kolkata Knight Riders</a> and <a href="/tags/Royal-Challengers-Bangalore/post" target="_blank">Royal Challengers Bangalore</a> -- apart from Chennai Super Kings.