• The Indian Premier League is
a Twenty 20 cricket competition
created by the Board of Control for
Cricket in India (BCCI) and chaired by
the Chairman & Commissioner IPL,
BCCI Vice President Lalit Modi.
• The first season of the Indian Premier
League commenced on 18 April 2008,
and ended on 1 June 2008.
• Barriers during second season.
• Third season was scheduled from 12th
HOW IPL ORIGINATED
• Cricket has always been like a religion for this
country. It is seen as more than just a game. The
players are considered as demigods and literally
• IPL commissioner Lalit Modi did not exactly get
a brainwave to launch the tourney.
• The format of Twenty20 cricket has emerged as a
phenomenon after the Twenty20 World Cup was
won by India and since then people have been
totally immersed into it.
BCCI OFFICIALS INVOLVED AND
ROLE OF LALIT MODI IN IPL
• Lalit Modi, IPL Commissioner
• He was the former architect of the Indian
Premier League 2008 and 2010.
• Involved in the commercial side of the Board
of Control for Cricket in India.
• Brought IPL to high level.
• Tax evasion and laundering
• Ownership of IPL teams
• Broadcast deals
1.Sharad Pawar family
over 16% equity in one of the bidders for an IPL cricket team.
Pawars own 33.6 lakh shares (out of 2.07 crore shares) in City
NCP supremo and Union agriculture minister, his wife
Pratibha and daughter Supriya Sule.
2. Shashi Tharoor
Sunanda Pushkar got equity of the value of Rs 70 crore
Praful Patel was accused of meddling in the auctioning of
BETTING AND MATCH FIXING
• Online Bets
• Anonymous Tippers
CORPORATE AND CELEBRITIES INVOLVED
•Multi Screen Media or Sony Entertainment Television
•World Sports Group
•International Management Group
Liquor in stadiums
Liquor in stadiums
SECURITY VANS SCAM
The scam is being called the Security van scam.
IPL awards contract to Visual Impact headed by
Ajay Verma. Contract is to supply 3 vans at Rs 5
crores. Contract further said 4 more vans to be
provided over next 7 years.
IPL Twenty20 cricket game - 2 ½ hours.
Fast-paced and exciting.
Appealing as a spectator sport.
Revenue is maximized.
Unified the sport – more successful .
Could replace other forms of cricket.
Expensive for some IPL fans.
Stakes are very high.
Some teams have overpriced their
Large potential mass audience.
League functions under a number of
Huge opportunity for merchandising.
Franchise fees will remain fixed.
Dispute between BCCI and Lalit
May not see return on investment.
Franchises are very expensive.
Franchises fan base should remain strong or
can give rise to cash flow problems.