Lalit Modi backs magazine’s spot-fixing claims

first_imgFormer Indian Premier League chief Lalit Modi has backed the investigation by a leading sports magazine, ‘Sports Illustrated’ into rampant spot-fixing in the subcontinent.The magazine has claimed that the second edition of the IPL, which was held in South Africa and some of the matches in the recently-concluded World Cup were fixed by a sophisticated bookmaker network.”Some of the incidents described are factual. Quite an accurate story. Well researched I must say,” Modi wrote in his twitter page on Tuesday.Modi had earlier raised a controversy by suggesting that the change of pitch for the IPL match between Rajasthan Royals and Chennai Super Kings in Jaipur had been done at the behest of BCCI Secretary N Srinivasan.- With PTI inputslast_img