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The IPL is no stranger to controversy, but on May 16 it met arguably its biggest crisis when Delhi Police arrested three Rajasthan Royals players - Sreesanth, Ajit Chandila and Ankeet Chavan - soon after their match in Mumbai for spot-fixing. Eleven bookies were also arrested at that time, including one - Amit Singh - who was a former Royals player. Royals later suspended their players and the BCCI set up an inquiry, headed by its ACSU chief Ravi Sawani, into the allegations. The board also announced enhanced anti-corruption measures, including two more security personnel with each team. The arrests kicked off a nation-wide search and arrest of bookmakers - betting is illegal in India. One of those picked up in Mumbai was a small-time actor, Virender "Vindoo" Dara Singh, arrested on charges of links with bookmakers. His testimony led the police to arrest, on May 24, Meiyappan Gurunath, a top official of Chennai Super Kings and son-in-law of BCCI president N Srinivasan. Delhi Police eventually chargesheeted the players, among 39 persons, under sections of the Indian Penal Code and the Maharashtra Control of Organised Crime Act, while the BCCI handed out life bans to Sreesanth and Chavan after Sawani's probe found them guilty of fixing.
Timeline of the IPL corruption saga
News - Sourav Ganguly to join Mudgal probe panel
News - Srinivasan appeals exile from BCCI
News - SC to announce IPL probe panel on Friday
News - Verma seeks Gavaskar's clarification on Srinivasan
News - Verma questions ICC's silence on Srinivasan
News - Srinivasan's ICC presence to be challenged
News - Supreme Court asks Mudgal to continue probe
News - BCCI to get access to tapes of key depositions
Video - Ugra: Mudgal makes BCCI uncomfortable
Video - Timeline of corruption saga
News - 'A blow to BCCI, could hurt autonomous status'
News - Srinivasan eligible to attend emergent meeting
News - Srinivasan appeals to court to allow BCCI comeback
News - CBI to set up special sports-fraud unit
News - BCCI seeks Dhoni's deposition before Mudgal committee
News - FICA objects to Srinivasan's role in ICC
Gaurav Kalra - It's the credibility, stupid
News - Four more India Cements employees withdrawn
Profile - Shivlal Yadav - Ambitious yet controversial
News - Gavaskar to head BCCI during IPL
News - Gavaskar's moment of truth
News - Dhoni's comments on Gurunath under spotlight
Video - Kesavan: IPL needs strict rules, like other franchise leagues
Video - 'Robust anti-fixing law need of the hour'
Mukul Kesavan - Indian cricket's conflict-of-interest problem
News - BCCI, ICC to collaborate on IPL anti-corruption
News - Dhoni moves Madras High Court over fixing allegations
News - Cautious BCCI takes fresh guard on Sharjah
News - Supreme Court to hear IPL corruption case on March 25
News - Chandila given another week to reply in fixing case
Jayaditya Gupta - Why Dhoni needs to speak out
News - Tamil Nadu police officer seeks umbrella IPL probe
News - Mudgal Report not likely to hurt Srinivasan yet
News - Charges against Gurunath proved - IPL probe report
News - The rules Gurunath violated
Mudgal committee report - Full text
News - Many allegations of sporting fraud, says committee
News - Vet player agents properly - Mudgal report
Video - Do CSK have an escape route?
Features - Six astonishing lines from the Mudgal report
News - Mudgal committee meets Ganguly, Dalmiya
News - IPL probe panel meets Srinivasan, Gurunath
News - IPL probe panel meets Sreesanth
News - IPL probe panel to meet Mumbai police
News - Sreesanth's letter to the disciplinary committee
News- Sreesanth claims innocence and vows to make comeback
News - Sreesanth ban 'against principles of natural justice'
Audio - 'They let the big fish get away' - Sreesanth's lawyer
News - 'Won't be able to trust anyone' - Siddharth Trivedi
News - Sawani report finds four players guilty of match-fixing
News - Sreesanth, Chavan banned for life for IPL fixing
News - 'I'm happy the truth has come out' - Harmeet
Video - A welcome but flawed verdict
Reactions - 'Hail BCCI, for taking a positive decision'
News - BCCI-CAB case set for next hearing
News - Ruling on Chandila bail plea on September 5
News - Supreme Court issues notice to BCCI, Srinivasan, India Cements, Rajasthan Royals
News - Chandila says he's 'falsely implicated'
News - BCCI's probe panel 'illegal', says Bombay High Court
News - Sreesanth among three Royals players in police chargesheet
News - 'BCCI has to come under RTI' - Sports secretary
Sharda Ugra - Swifter, stronger, smarter
News - Letters reveal panel appointment process flawed
News - Investigation finds 'no wrongdoing' by IPL owners
News - Harmeet Singh questioned in spot-fixing probe
News - IPL probe panel discusses procedure
News - Chandila sent to three-day police custody
News - Trivedi faces suspension over anti-corruption code breach
News - BCCI initiates 'operation clean-up'
News - BCCI suspends Kundra pending inquiry
News - BCCI gets Sawani report, passes on to disciplinary committee
News - Sreesanth and Chavan given bail
News - Fans call for publication of BCCI's probe report
Aakash Chopra - Respect the fan
News - It is not for me to advise BCCI - Gavaskar
News - Srinivasan steps aside temporarily
News - The day through contradicting quotes
Sharda Ugra - What's cooking, Mr. Dalmiya?
News - Who appointed the probe panel?
News - Srinivasan to remain BCCI's face at ICC
News - Tendulkar shocked by corruption scandal
News - BCCI shying away from governance
News - Trivedi records statement against arrested team-mates
News - No information on ICC warning - Srinivasan
News - BCCI working committee to meet next week
News - Sanjay Jagdale and Ajay Shirke resign from BCCI posts
Harsha Bhogle - The BCCI must do right by the fans
News - BCCI suspends Gurunath Meiyappan pending investigations
News - Srinivasan promises fair investigation
News - Srinivasan's presidency secure till AGM
News - Sreesanth and Chavan apply for bail
Features - Ten questions for N Srinivasan
Aakash Chopra - What makes players cheat?
News - Gurunath will be treated objectively - Srinivasan
Timeline - N Srinivasan's rise in the BCCI
Video - 'Srinivasan's position hopelessly untenable'
News - Who is Gurunath Meiyappan?
Timeline - The Indian League of Litigations
News - Status quo in BCCI as Srinivasan defies doubters
Sharda Ugra - The mess in the message
Harsha Bhogle - A time for sadness and fear
News - Shukla meets law minister over anti-corruption law
News - 'Meiyappan not CSK owner or CEO' - India Cements
News - Gurunath Meiyappan arrested in Mumbai
News - India's sports bill to be ready by June 30, says minister
News - BCCI's agent mandate evokes mixed response
News - Mumbai police in Chennai operations
News - Train players in anti-corruption code, suggests franchise
News - India's Supreme Court rejects petition to stay IPL playoffs
News - 'I am innocent' - Sreesanth
News - Baburao Yadav fifth cricketer arrested in alleged fixing case
FAQs - How does the ACSU function?
News - Indian ministers pursue law against fixing in sports
News - ACSU officers assigned to four teams
Amol Karhadkar - IPL steps up ACSU security for top-four
Aakash Chopra - Expunge from records if found guilty
News - Royals suspends contracts of trio
Ian Chappell - Anti-corruption efforts need to be proactive
Ajay Shankar - Sreesanth against the world
Updates - Royals to press charges against players
News - BCCI to regulate player agents
Amol Karhadkar - Players to be asked for agents' names
Sambit Bal - Comments on fixing stories
Video interview - 'Legalising betting not the solution'
Jayaditya Gupta - The sound of silence
News - BCCI could press charges against tainted trio
News - Mumbai Police seize Sreesanth's belongings
News - BCCI unlikely to impose life ban during meeting
Andrew Fernando - Lessons for the Sri Lanka Premier League
Sidharth Monga - A talent that didn't know his own worth
Sharda Ugra - Another reality check
Harsha Bhogle - A time for anger, a time for action
News - Sreesanth is 'totally innnocent' - lawyer
News - BCCI to discuss spot-fixing issue on Sunday
Amrit Mathur - 'Player education outside franchises' ambit'
News - Royals' sponsor withdraws ads featuring Sreesanth
News - Three IPL players arrested for fraud, cheating - Delhi Police
News - BCCI suspends three Rajasthan Royals players
Profiles - Who are Ankeet Chavan and Ajit Chandila?
Updates - The latest from the spot-fixing scandal
News - Rajasthan Royals 'are hurting' - Dravid
News - Bookie arrested is former Rajasthan Royals player
Timeline - Corruption in cricket
Video - Compilation of the controversial overs bowled by Chandila, Chavan and Sreesanth this season
News - Full transcript from Delhi Police
Nagraj Gollapudi - Flaws in the fencing
Huddle - 'For every one who is caught, how many get away?'
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