Rajiv Shukla (left) also said there was time left before the next edition of the tourney and therefore there was no need to rush © IANS (File Photo)
Rajiv Shukla (left) said there was time left before the next edition of the tourney and therefore there was no need to rush © IANS (File Photo)

Kolkata: Indian Premier League‘s (IPL) governing council chairman Rajiv Shukla on Wednesday said its proposed meeting on Sunday will cosntitute a committee which will look into the best interests of the league.

“In the governing council meeting on Sunday, we will form a committee which will look into the best interest of the players, the IPL,” Shukla told reporters here emerging midway into an emergency meeting with Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) president Jagmohan Dalmiya and knit a damage-control strategy. Enforcement Directorate arrests 3 bookies from Delhi, Mumbai over IPL betting issue

Two IPL franchises – Chennai Super Kings (CSK) and Rajasthan Royals (RR) – were on Tuesday suspended from the league for two years by the Supreme Court-appointed Justice Lodha Committee in the spot fixing and betting scandal that rocked the cash-rich Twenty20 tournament in 2013. IPL 9 will go ahead as planned, says Rajeev Shukla

Shukla also said there was time left before the next edition of the tourney and therefore there was no need to rush. IPL verdict by Lodha Committee should be respected: Indian sports minister

“We do not need to rush, we still have time before the next IPL,” he said. Raj Kundra: Rajasthan Royals treated harshly for actions of one individual

The meeting is scheduled on Sunday and reportedly it will be held in Mumbai. Chennai Super Kings, Rajasthan Royals may feel cheated after IPL verdict