BCCI president announced TNPL franchises remain intact

The Tamil Nadu Cricket Association (TNCA) has explained that no franchise has been suspended. The state association, be that as it may, has removed 2 co-owner of franchises, following up on the recommendation made by the TNCA’s internal inquiry committee. It is found out that an explanation in this regard has been sent to the BCCI.

Board of Control for Cricket in India president Sourav Ganguly had previously said that 2 TNPL franchises have been suspended in relation to claims of corruption that surfaced during the current year’s tournaments. TNCA secretary RS Ramasaamy told, “No TNPL franchises has been suspended or banned”.

In any case, acting the counsel of the TNCA’s internal probe panel that comprised a retired Chennai police commissioner, a senior legal advisor and a previous India spinner, the state association directed Patriots to change their ownership by disposing of their 2 co-owners. Sources said as the inquiry panel did background verification; they noticed some supposed dubious connections between the corrupters and franchise co-owner.

TNCA functionary told that they have asked Tuti Patriots to change their ownership pattern. Tuti Patriots had 3 major stakeholders and 2 of them have been asked to go. The initial owner now has the entire control on it. TNCA functionaries have conveyed this to the BCCI president and it’s Anti-Corruption Unit.

As per the state internal associates, Selvakumar, who is the key proprietor of the TUTI Patriots, will now have the full control of the franchise after the ousters of 2 co-owners. Later the BCCI’s Annual General Meeting (AGM) held in Mumbai on Sunday, President Ganguly had pointed the corruption issues in the T20 International leagues organised by some state associations. The BCCI president said that currently the 2 leagues, betting and fixing match happened once is on hold; Tamil Nadu Premier League (TNPL) and Karnataka Premier League (KNPL) have suspended 2 franchises.

They reported how bookies and match-fixers have taken the control of franchise in Tamil Nadu premier League (TNPL) through an illegal deals with the team owner, were running that the team were in the way that windfall gain in betting. The BCCI’s Anti-Corruption Unit (ACU) chief Ajit Singh had explained that players, team coaches and team officials weren’t on an inappropriate end. Actually, they are trying to find out who have made this illegal activates. Players, team coaches, and team officials are complainants.