Usually the IPL hurtles from one disaster to another and the things to be sorted out just pile up. But this is the first time strict action was taken against erring franchisees. Kochi Tuskers Kerala, Deccan Chargers and Pune Warriors India perished due to financial complications in the past.
But this time Chennai Super Kings and Rajasthan Royals were suspended in the betting scandal that hit IPL some time back. N Srinivasan was also at the centre of the conflict of interest controversy and he finds himself out of the game.
The no-nonsense Shashank Manohar has taken over the BCCI and here's hoping for a brand new start for the IPL.
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