IPL match-fixing: Court bans Chennai Super Kings, Rajasthan Royals for two years; Meiyappan, Kundra for life
NEW DELHI – A Indian Supreme Court-appointed committee suspended former Indian Premier League (IPL) champions Chennai Super Kings and Rajasthan Royals for two years on Tuesday, as it presented its verdict on the spot-fixing and betting scandal that hit the T20 tournament in 2013, reported 92 News.
As per details, the committee also banned ICC chief N Srinivasan’s son-in-law Gurunath Meiyappan and Rajasthan Royals co-owner Raj Kundra were suspended from any type of cricketing activity for life after they were found guilty of betting in the tournament.
“He (Meiyappan) is found guilty of betting, his conduct affected image of BCCI, the (T20) league and the game,” justice RM Lodha, who is heading the probe panel, said at a press conference on Tuesday.
The committee was formed in January after the Supreme Court had found Royals’ co-owner Kundra and CSK’s Meiyappan guilty of betting on the outcome of matches in 2013.