Csk, royals suspended from IPL for 2 year ; life bans for Kundra, Meiyappan
The main highlight of Justice Lodha's verdict in the IPL scandal
Former Chennai Super Kings former official Gurunath Meiyappan and Rajasthan Royals' co-owner Raj Kundra suspended for life from cricket. 'Former CSK official Meiyappan suspended for life for betting in IPL 2013,' declared Justice Lodha.
'Meiyappan ought not to have indulged in corrupt practices. Any person who has true passion for the game will not bet. Meiyappan was engaged in heavy betting, it was his bad luck he made no profits. Meiyappan's conduct affected the image of BCCI, IPL, the players and others associated with the tournament," he adds.
The Supreme Court appointed R M Lodha panel recommended that the Chennai Super Kings and Rajasthan Royals be suspended from the Indian Premier League for two years. Meiyappan's conduct affected the image of BCCI, IPL, the players nd others associated with the tournament, added Justice Lodha.