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Chirayu Amin appointed interim IPL Commissioner

Mumbai: The Indian Premier League (IPL) Governing Council that met at the Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) headquarters this morning to discuss the alleged irregularities with regard to contract and team biddings, and the role of Lalit Modi in the entire episode, on Monday announced that Chirayu Amin would be interim IPL Commissioner.

Amin is the currently the President of the Baroda Cricket Association. He is also the BCCI Vice-President and IPL Governing Council member.

The BCCI has reportedly said that it will go public with all charges filed against Modi.

The BCCI had on Sunday suspended Modi from the post of IPL Commissioner and BCCI Vice-President.

In the show cause notice, BCCI President Shashank Manohar alleged that Modi”s misdemeanors have brought a bad name to cricket administration in the country and to the game itself.

The show cause notice gives Modi 15 days to reply, but suspends him from participating in the affairs of the Board, the IPL, the Working Committee and any other BCCI affairs.

Following his suspension, Modi said he would reveal all about the IPL controversy, adding that the Governing Council and the BCCI were aware of all IPL dealings.

Despite his suspension, there are reports that the IPL franchisees have stood by Modi and asked the BCCI that he should be given a chance to explain his stance.

Modi had earlier indicated he would attend and chair the crucial IPL Governing Council meeting called to decide his fate.

“I will attend and chair the meeting of the Governing Council as chairman and commissioner. I have issued the agenda to the Governing Council,” Modi tweeted.

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