Spot-fixing scandal will not sully IPL's image: Srinivasan

Speaking to the media on Thursday, Srinivasan said the spot-fixing allegations against Sreesanth, Ankit Chavan and Ajit Chandila will not tarnish the image of IPL.

updated: May 16, 2013 17:19 IST
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The spot-fix scandal that rocked the ongoing Indian Premier League following the arrest of pacer S Sreesanth and two other Rajasthan Royals players has come as 'a bolt from the blue"' for BCCI president N Srinivasan.

"I don't know about others, but I was shocked. It was a bolt from the blue. The BCCI is shocked that this has happened because we never expected this," the Board chief told reporters here from Kodaikanal via a video conference.

Sreesanth and two of his Royals teammates - Ankeet Chavan and Ajit Chandila - were arrested early this morning on charges of spot-fixing.

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