Ex-IPL boss Lalit Modi alleges murder attempts

Former IPL chief Lalit Modi claims he escaped being murdered after refusing to fix IPL matches.

updated: November 23, 2012 17:19 IST
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London: Disgraced Indian Premier League founder Lalit Modi has said he survived three attempts on his life for refusing to fix matches in the cash-rich Twenty20 event, a new book reveals.

Modi made the allegations in the book "Bookie Gambler Fixer Spy: A Journey to the Heart of Cricket's Underworld" written by British journalist Ed Hawkins.

Modi, who was sacked from the IPL by Indian cricket chiefs in 2010 over allegations of corruption and money-laundering and now lives in London, told the writer of the assassination attempts by the underworld.

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