While suggesting former Chennai Super Kings team principal Gurunath Meiyappan may have a direct involvement in the Indian Premier League betting scandal that rocked Indian cricket last year, the Supreme Court inquiry report says a match between CSK and Rajasthan Royals in Jaipur on May 12, 2013 needs to be investigated further. "The Committee feels that there is enough information available on record to indicate that a further investigation is required in respect of the match held at Jaipur, between Rajasthan Royals and Chennai Super Kings on May 5, 2013," the report mentioned. A panel headed by retired judge Justice Mukul Mudgal submitted its reports to the apex court on Monday.
The tip-off was first made in an FIR lodged with Rajasthan Police that also points towards Chennai Police having information of how the IPL match, which was won by the Rajasthan Royals, could have been fixed, according to reports in the media. The Mudgal panel said in its report that Meiyappan had told his aide Vindu Dara Singh before the match about how his team (CSK) would score between 130-140 runs batting first. (IPL probe finds Meiyappan guilty of betting)
Some other factors also came under light in the report, which pointed towards how CSK did not hit any sixes in this particular innings, despite having established six-hitting batsmen in their team. (No mention of any player's name in my report: Justice Mudgal)