The Indian Premier League is making headlines for both good and the bad reasons. Hours before Mumbai Indians and Kolkata Knight Riders clash in opening match of season 7 in Abu Dhabi on Wednesday, BCCI lawyers will be busy defending a plethora of charges against ousted Board chief N. Srinivasan, his IPL team Chennai Super Kings and tainted son-in-law Gurunath Meiyappan, among others.
The Supreme Court's mood has been explosive. Justice AK Patnaik, one of the two judges who had heard this case throughout, is retiring on June 3. Before going, will he make some landmark decisions in a bid to rid Indian cricket of betting and match-fixing? On March 25, the Supreme Court bench slammed Srinivasan saying: "It's nauseating that N. Srinivasan continued as BCCI chief, he should go if cricket has to be cleaned." But Srinivasan is in no mood to throw in the towel easily.
Here's a look back at the top 10 developments of the 2013 IPL betting and spot-fixing scam (latest first):