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Do CSK have an escape route?

The Mudgal committee has found Gurunath Meiyappan to have indulged in betting and passing on information during IPL 2013. Is that enough for the Supreme Court to ask for CSK's termination?

February 10, 2014

Posted by Leggie on (February 11, 2014, 9:45 GMT)

@CSKDhoni, don't understand why you take this so personally. We're all governed by certain laws - whichever country we go to and whichever profession we take. CSK has been found guilty - period. It doesn't matter if you're a fan of CSK or not a fan. In the eyes of the law, they're guilty and must be held responsible.

Posted by NareshMarothia on (February 11, 2014, 9:16 GMT)

CSK team should not be punished, sell the ownership of CSK, but punishing the team is not fair, they worked hard to gain the status of the most successful team. Let this combination of players be same and change the owner and name.

Posted by   on (February 11, 2014, 7:00 GMT)

How can a individual's mistake can lead to dissolving a team...may be they should be imposed with a heavy fine n life ban of members who were involved...or at max the team should be banned for ipl 8...which will bring a heavy loss to the team owners...Kochi,DC,Pune warriors case was completely different...

Posted by madhukrishna11 on (February 11, 2014, 6:25 GMT)

@Presynaras You said Kochi's administration was shoddy. Same thing has happened with CSK. CSK should be terminated and put back on the auction as in the case of Kochi Tuskers. Rules are the same for every team. Just because CSK has N.Srinivasan and Dhoni doesn't mean it should get away with it. The rule clearly states that if the team involves in betting then it will be terminated.

Posted by Sandeep.M.J.D on (February 11, 2014, 4:57 GMT)

Dhoni, you are funny as always.

Posted by   on (February 11, 2014, 4:10 GMT)

Let's not make this a CSK or any other team specific issue . What we are hearing and coming to know of is damning evidence of wrong doing by the team owner (s) .Irrespective of who that is and their positions , strict action should be taken and at the least they should be isolated from cricket for ever.

Posted by natnat on (February 11, 2014, 3:12 GMT)

Mistake of one individual should not be used against the whole team and deprive the supporters fo CSK worldwide of good competitive cricket.

Posted by CSKDhoni on (February 10, 2014, 19:36 GMT)

Naveen, Subhasis and other non-CSK supporters

You guys are so jealous of CSK winning every time that you want CSK to be dissolved. Shame on you guys. That's the only way any other team can even think of winning!! Even the committee members are jealous. What a silly idea. The other teams are not capable of doing anything interesting in the IPL. You guys just do not waste your time in eliminating CSK. Especially shame of Mumbai team that the only way they had to win is by giving pressure just before the last IPL final. What a shame!!

Posted by IndCricFan2013 on (February 10, 2014, 18:34 GMT)

Nothing new for everyone, may be now govt. acknowledged. An individual can not destroy a franchise and IPL. There is no owner here, it is the share holders in many cases. The Corporate body or executive board of India cements did not organize this, in a way they are the owners. If they had done, then it make sense to dismantle CSK. But by India cements taking action on Gurunath, the chapter is close with respect to CSK and IPL.

Posted by   on (February 10, 2014, 17:40 GMT)

CSK must simply be dissolved and must be put back in auction for a new owner and new team (new team name) as happened with DC. However DC faced a different problem altogether.

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