IPL 2013 Preview: Huge challenge before Chennai Super Kings to overcome controversy and Mumbai Indians in the final

In spite of all the controversy surrounding the links of Gurunath Meiyappan to betting and also the name of BCCI president N Srinivasan being drawn into the scandal, the final of the 2013 edition of the Indian Premier League will go ahead as planned on Sunday at the Eden Gardens in Kolkata between Chennai Super Kings and Mumbai Indians.

updated: May 25, 2013 13:03 IST
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Kolkata: Embroiled in the spot-fixing scam, becoming champions for a third time would be a daunting task for the Chennai Super Kings when they take on the formidable Mumbai Indians in the summit clash of the scandal-marred Indian Premier League, here on Sunday.

The arrest of its management official M Gurunath, who is the son-in-law of the team owner and BCCI President N Srinivasan, on the suspicion of betting would have surely dented the morale of the Mahendra Singh Dhoni-led side.

It will be a huge challenge for the players and their skipper to cope up with the situation and play their natural game against a team, which is keen to win that elusive trophy.

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