Don't criticise IPL, it's making money for everyone: Anurag Thakur

Thakur said BCCI will wait for evidence from the police before deciding the quantum of punishment to be handed down to the errant players.

updated: May 17, 2013 16:31 IST
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Dharamsala: Hitting out at the scandal-hit IPL's critics, BCCI Joint Secretary Anurag Thakur on Friday said former players, who are lambasting the event in the wake of the ongoing spot-fixing controversy, are themselves minting money from the cash-rich league.

"Even ex-cricketers are earning crores of rupees...they are getting handsome amounts from it and still criticising it. If they consider it bad money, they should not receive it," said Thakur when asked about the flak that the league is drawing right now.

A special cell of the Delhi police arrested India pacer S Sreesanth and his Rajasthan Royals teammates -- Ajit Chandila and Ankeet Chavan -- for indulging in spot-fixing in at least three IPL matches as per arrangements with bookies.

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