BCCI grants Lalit Modi five days reprieve to file answers

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New Delhi, May 10 (ANI): The Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) on Monday granted suspended IPL Chairman Lalit Modi five more days to respond to a showcause notice served to him on April 26.

Modi was given a showcause notice by the BCCI on charges of financial irregularity.here are five main charges against Modi, ranging from receiving kickbacks for allotting TV broadcast rights to indiscipline and leveling baseless charges against the BCCI.

He is also facing charges of rigging the bidding of two new IPL teams, which were eventually won by Sahara and the Kochi IPL consortium and also for being a ghost owner in three IPL teams. .

Modi has claimed that he has submitted most of the relevant IPL documents.

They include all franchisee agreements, global media rights agreements, the global media rights packages, bid documents, media rights licensee agreements, eligibility letters of all bidders with details and all sponsorship agreements entered into by IPL.

The board, however, has denied receiving all documents. The BCCI's chief administration officer Ratnakar Shetty said there are still a few documents that have not been handed over by Modi. (ANI)

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