BCCI suspends Modi for misconduct in IPL dealings

Published: Monday, April 26, 2010, 1:25 [IST]
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Lalit Modi hits out at BCCI

Mumbai: Lalit Modi has been suspended as IPL cheif and Commissioner by BCCI for the alleged misconduct in IPL dealings i.e., charges on financial impropriety.

Its all happened after the IPL 3 Final between Mumbai Indians and Chennai Super Kings. Chennai Super are now the Champions of IPL 3rd edition.

Modi was sent a showcause notice by the BCCI through email. He was also served a suspension letter by the Board and was suspended "pending inquiry" as the IPL chief.

Lalit received two mails:

1) Show-cause notice
2) Suspended pending inquiry. (From BCCI President)

Shashank Manohar, Arun Jaitley, Rajeev Shukla and Ratnakar Shetty redrafted the show-cause notice.

The IPL Governing Council is scheduled to meet at Cricket Centre, Mumbai at 10:00 am on Monday. The meeting will be followed by a press conference at 12:00 noon.

And Lalit Modi condfident that he cant be expelled at the meeting as BCCI's plan to explel him from IPL is unconstitutional.

The BCCI has already informed Modi that it would not change the date of the meeting as allegations of financial irregularities and the entire

controversies related to IPL were far too serious to differ the meeting any further.

"I am still the captain of IPL", Lalit said after suspension and the suspension if for 6 months


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