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Lalit Modi says ‘Goodbye To Cricket’, resigns from Nagaur Cricket association

Lalit Modi

Rajasthan, August 12: Lalit Modi who is already under the radar of money laundering allegations resigned from the president of the Nagaur District Cricket Association in Rajasthan.

Former Indian Premier League or IPL chief Lalit Modi shared three-page letter calling for the Rajasthan Cricket Association to be made “best again”.

“I feel that the time is now ripe to pass on the baton to the next generation. Thus, today I want to bid goodbye to cricket administration for now,” he said.

In March, the Interpol turned down India’s appeal for a global warrant against him.

The Board of Control for Cricket in banner the Rajasthan Cricket Association over the presence of tainted cricket administrator Modi.

Now as he decided to leave the Nagaur District Cricket Association, the state cricket body is hoping the ban will be withdrawn and that the funds to the tune of 100 crores will be back to the Rajasthan cricket association.

In last 3 years, Rajasthan has not hosted a single Indian Premier League (IPL) or any international match.

Lalit Modi’s 22-year-old son Ruchir had lost the high-stake Rajasthan Cricket Association election in June from Congress leader CP Joshi.

The IPL founder left India in 2010 amid allegations of tax evasion, money-laundering and proxy ownership and is based in London since the last few years. The Enforcement Directorate alleges he manipulated the process of assigning broadcast rights of the IPL in 2009, reportedly in exchange for a kickback of over 125 crores.

Wefornews Bureau

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