How Lalit Modi fell out with BCCI

May 07, 2014, 00:40 IST | Agencies

A timeline of administrator's troubles with the national sports body

Apr 12, 2010
Lalit Modi’s Waterloo moment. Announces on Twitter the ownership structure of the brand-new Kochi franchise in the IPL. The franchise owners consider this a breach of faith, and the Indian Board is not happy either

Apr-May 2010
Much larger skeletons appear, with more revelations on financial irregularities in the league emerging almost everyday. The IPL remains on the front pages of newspapers. The BCCI gets together, and decides to get rid of Modi

Feb 7, 2012
After sporadic strikes against the BCCI from the UK, Modi lets the big cat out of the bag. Accuses N Srinivasan, who is the BCCI president now, fixed the auction of Andrew Flintoff in 2009

Mar 26, 2012
Former Kiwi all-rounder Chris Cairns who was accused of match-fixing by Modi wins the libel case. The latter is ordered to pay damages — USD 142,000 — and cost — USD 2.4m.

Sept 2013
After considering all aspects and sorting out the legalities, the Indian Board makes a final push towards expelling Modi from the organisation once and for all

May 6, 2014
Modi is declared the winner of the Rajasthan Cricket Association election. The BCCI — via its interim president Shivlal Yadav — responds immediately by suspending the RCA

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