Sundar Raman, who many feel is the brain behind N.Srinivasan the cricket administrator, is making headlines for the wrong reasons. The Justice Mukul Mudgal Committee report on corruption in Indian Premier League links the tournament's chief operating officer with bookies. (Top 10 developments)
Like Srinivasan, there are no charges of betting or match-fixing against Sundar Raman but his passive role in checking betting is equally serious. Mudgal's report says Sundar Raman "contacted a bookie's contact eight times in one season. He received information about Srinivasan's son-in-law Gurunath Meiyappan and Raj Kundra taking part in betting but did not act." (Also read: When Indian players broke down before Mudgal committee)
Sundar Raman, believed to be Srinivasan's right-hand man, has been served a notice by the Supreme Court and his lawyers will reply when the IPL scam hearing comes up on November 24.