Sharad Pawar asks Lalit Modi to step down
Giving in to pressure, former BCCI chief Sharad Pawar on Tuesday agreed to ask Lalit Modi to step down as IPL Commissioner. BCCI president Shashank Manohar will take over as IPL chief. The BCCI will set up an internal probe to look into the IPL Kochi franchisee fiasco.
Modi is likely to quit after the final of the IPL Twenty20 as BCCI will set up an internal probe to look into the IPL fiasco.
He is likely to hand over his resignation to the Governing Council in its meeting on April 26.