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October 17, 2019
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Two major IPL teams likely to be banned

NEW DELHI – Two major teams of Indian Premier League T20 tournament likey to banned from glamorous tournament because of corruption cases.

According to detail, the officials of Rajastan Royals and Chennai Super Kings were already found guilty on spot fixing and other corruption scandals and now they face heavy sanctions inquiry.

Indian supreme court special panel, headed by former chief justice Ranjendra Mal Lodha is likely to announce heavy punishment.

Earlier, Board for Control of Cricket in India (BCCI) suspended Mumbai batsman Hiken Shah on Monday for offering money to a player to influence a game in 8th edition of  Indian Premier League (IPL) this tear.

BCCI said in a statement that Shah, who does not play in IPL, made the approach to his unidentified first-class cricket team mate who represents Rajasthan Royals in the glamorous T20 league.

Shah’s long-term fate will now be decided by the board’s disciplinary committee.

“BCCI has zero tolerance for corruption in the game of cricket,” board president Jagmohan Dalmiya said.

It is worth mention that Rajasthan Royals players, including pacer Sreesanth, were arrested in 2013 on suspicion of taking money to concede a fixed number of runs.

Sreesanth, who denied any wrongdoing, was subsequently banned for life by the BCCI.