Why CSK Banned For 2 Years.

Chennai Super Kings Banned From IPL, Perhaps, the most disappointing moment for Chennai Super Kings fans was the time when CSK were banned from the IPL for two years. All those who follow IPL religiously know that Chennai Super Kings has been one of the best IPL franchises. The team has a huge number of followers because of the presence of MS Dhoni. Hence, the suspension of CSK came as a shocker to the fans, and every fan has only one question in their mind – Why was CSK banned from the IPL? So let us know why CSK was banned for two years from IPL in 2016 and 2017.

Why CSK Banned For 2 Years

  • There were talks about spot-fixing and betting activities in the 2013 IPL season.
  • Gurunath Meiyappan was arrested in 2013 on the day of the final Match between Chennai Super Kings and Mumbai Indians.
  • He was arrested for spot-fixing. In fact, Raj Kundra, the owner of the Rajasthan Royals franchise, was also accused of similar allegations. In July 2015,
  • The Supreme Court of India appointed a three-member committee headed by former Chief Justice of India RM Lodha.
  • The Justice Lodha Committee announced the banning of Chennai Super Kings and Rajasthan Royals from the Indian Premier League (IPL) for 2 years – 2016 and 2017, due to match-fixing and betting activities.
  • Key officials of two franchises, Raj Kundra of Rajasthan Royals and Gurunath Meiyappan of CSK faced life bans from all cricket matches organized by the BCCI.

What Is The Reason For CSK Ban?

In July 2015, the RM Lodha committee suspended Chennai Super Kings owner India Cements for two years (2016–2017) for its involvement in spot-fixing and betting.

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