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IPL ban over, Chennai Super Kings and Rajasthan Royals are back into fray

The return of the two teams will add more quality and excitement to the hugely popular IPL.

By: Eastern Eye Staff

Two popular Indian Premier League teams will be back in action next year after serving a two-year ban over a scandal that involved illegal betting on matches, the cricket board said Friday (14). A Supreme Court appointed panel had barred Chennai Super Kings and Rajasthan Royals from the Twenty20 competition in 2015, saying such a punishment was needed to protect the integrity of the game. Royals’ co-owner Raj Kundra, husband of Bollywood actress Shilpa Shetty, and Gurunath Meiyappan, of the Chennai franchise, were banned for life from cricket-related activities. The Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) Friday welcomed the teams…

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