BCCI president to sort out Tharoor-Modi spat

BCCI president to sort out Tharoor-Modi spat

The Indian Premier League (IPL) governing council will meet in ten days to discuss the fallout of the spat between its chairman Lalit Kumar Modi and union minister os state for external affairs Shashi Tharoor over the ownership of the Kochi IPL franchise.

Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) vice-president, and its spokesman, Rajiv Shukla said Tuesday that considering the seriousness of the issue, board president Shashank Manohar has decided to call for the IPL governing council meeting to sort out the controversial issue.

The BCCI president is stated to have agreed that the board officials must stop the proxy war through Twitter and leaked confidential e-mails.

Manohar, in a hard-hitting mail to Modi for using Twitter to reveal serious issues, questioned the propriety of his vice-president and IPL commissioner in revealing the stakes of the Kochi franchisee.

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