Thackeray says IPL should be banned

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Mumbai, Apr 21 (ANI): Shiv Sena chief Bal Thackeray has said the Indian Premier League (IPL) should be banned to save the game of cricket.

"It is now necessary to save the 'gentleman's game. The Government should immediately ban the cash-rich tournament," he said in a statement on Tuesday.

"The ongoing controversy involving IPL Commissioner Lalit Modi and former Minister of State for External Affairs Shashi Tharoor has damaged the image of the game," he said. (ANI)

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