CSK,RR Banned for 2 years


The Supreme court has bowled the Indian Premier League (IPL).Chennai Super Kings (CSK) and Rajasthan Royals (RR) teams were suspended from the league for 2 years. While delivering his panel’s verdict on Tuesday (July 14), Justice RM Lodha said the committee proposes to ban these 2 franchises for 2 years from immediate effect as Gurunath Meiyappan and Raj Kundra were found guilty of betting on IPL matches in 2013. Meiyappan was a Team Principal of CSK and Kundra, a co-owner of the Jaipur-based team. Also, former BCCI president N Srinivasan’s son-in-law Meiyappan was banned for life from involvement in cricket, for betting. Announcing his verdict, Justice Lodha said Meiyappan was involved in betting and tarnished the game. However players of the banned ftanchises are free, they can join any team.