BCCI report says Lalit Modi rigged IPL bids, wanted rebel league

Enquiry report says Lalit Modi flouted bidding rules, misappropriated funds and even wanted to form a rebel league. The London-based Modi likely to face life ban after BCCI's special general meeting on September 25

updated: September 06, 2013 10:55 IST
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The Board of Control for Cricket in India's disciplinary committee has found former Indian Premier League chairman Lalit Modi guilty of misusing his power when he ran the world's richest T20 championship. According to sources, a 133-page report submitted by the committee was circulated among BCCI members on Tuesday. The report will come up for discussion in the BCCI's special general meeting in Chennai on September 25. Modi may be banned for life. (Watch: Did Modi rig IPL bids?)

The disciplinary committee, comprising political heavyweights Arun Jaitley and Jyotiraditya Scindia and former IPL chairman Chirayu Amin, has leveled serious charges against Modi, who almost single-handedly ran the IPL's affairs from 2008 to 2010. The BCCI report says Modi even tried to form a rebel league and drove a wedge between the English and Indian cricket authorities. (Read: Modi says BCCI committee did not give him enough time)

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