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“This Is Because One Person Has Too Much Clout”

The man who started it all, and then had to exit the scene a tad unceremoniously, is now having the last laugh.

“This Is Because One Person Has Too Much Clout”
AFP (From Outlook 27 May 2013)
“This Is Because One Person Has Too Much Clout”
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The man who started it all, and then had to exit the scene a tad unceremoniously, is now having the last laugh. Nabanita Sircar meets Lalit Modi at his London house.

Just when it seemed IPL-6 was going along fine, it has been hit by this spot-fixing scandal...

It’s really, really sad, what has happened. It’s sad that the ICC’s anti-corruption unit and the BCCI have been caught napping, and the Delhi Police had to uncover this plot. The police has been at it for the last one month and the administrators had no clue that this has been happening. The thing is, we have been hearing about it, unfortunately, I am not on the ground to tell you actually what is happening or not (happening). It’s very disturbing to see it happening to such a great product.

Who from the BCCI should be held responsible?

The responsibility lies with the administrators. Please keep in mind, fixing is not going away. Betting is not going...

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