New Delhi . Controversy seems to be increasing regarding the owners of two new IPL teams. In this matter, now former IPL chairman Lalit Modi has targeted BCCI. He has made serious allegations on the board and said that – can betting companies also buy IPL teams?
The Board of Cricket in India (BCCI) has appointed RPSG Ventures Limited and Irelia Company Pte Ltd as owners of new IPL teams from 2022. (CVC Capital Partners). RPSG Group bagged the Lucknow franchise by paying Rs 7,090 crore, while CVC Capital made the second highest bid (Rs 5,600 crore) to win the Ahmedabad franchise.
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Soon after the Indian Cricket Board’s announcement, Lalit Modi tweeted targeting the BCCI. He wrote that “I think betting companies can buy IPL teams. There should be a new rule. Obviously, a qualified bidder also owns a large betting company. what next? Doesn’t BCCI do its homework? What can Anti-corruption do in such a case? “
Outlook claimed in one of its reports that, “CVC Capital under investigation for ties with betting companies.” After this report, CVC Capital, who won the bid of the new IPL team Ahmedabad franchise, has come into controversy.
In the year 2013, the IPL got a lot of notoriety due to match-fixing and betting. For this reason, Chennai Super Kings and Rajasthan Royals were banned for two editions. According to sources, the BCCI’s attention was focused on the business activities of CVC Capital, but nothing happened further.