IPL 2013 spot-fixing row: PIL filed in Supreme Court seeking information on Special Investigating Team

The PCA Stadium in Mohali hosted the game between Rajasthan Royals and Kings XI Punjab on May 9, wherein pacer S Sreesanth is alleged to have accepted money to give away predetermined number of runs in an over ©  Getty Images

New Delhi: May 20, 2013 

A PIL has been filed on Monday in the Supreme Court, seeking setting up of a Special Investigation Team (SIT) to probe spot fixing and other alleged irregularities in IPL, apart from a stay on remaining matches.

The petition by a Lucknow resident has made all IPL franchises and BCCI party in the case along with the Centre.

“There are many irregularities in the IPL beginning from auction of players. Black money and money from anti-social elements are involved in the IPL which needs to be probed,” advocate Vishnu Jain, who filed the petition, said

The petition sought a stay on remaining four matches including final match of the IPL till the probe is completed.

Jain field the petition on behalf of one Sudarsh Awasthi who claims to be an architect.

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