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IPL spot-fixing scandal: a timeline

Following is the chronology of events in IPL 6 spot-fixing and betting scandal:

May 16, 2013: Rajasthan Royals players — S Sreesanth, Ajit Chandila and Ankeet Chavan — arrested by Delhi Police. >Read more

May 21: Actor Vindoo Dara Singh arrested. >Read more

May 24: Gurunath Meiyappan arrested. >Read more

May 28: IPL Governing Council sets up Inquiry Committee to probe the case. >Read more

June 2: N. Srinivasan relinquishes BCCI duties temporarily. >Read more

June 4: Meiyappan and Vindoo granted bail. >Read more

June 11: Sreesanth and Chavan also granted bail.

July 28: Inquiry Commission finds no evidence against owners against Meiyappan and Rajasthan Royals co-owner Raj Kundra. >Read more

July 30: Bombay High Court nullifies inquiry commission’s report. >Read more

August 5: BCCI moves SC against Bombay High Court’s order. >Read more

August 7: SC refuses to declare HC orders illegal. >Read more

August 30: SC issues notices to BCCI, Srinivasan and India Cements. >Read more

September 9: Ajit Chandila granted bail by a Delhi court. >Read more

September 23: Cricket Association of Bihar moves SC to restrain Srinivasan from contesting BCCI election. >Read more

September 27: SC restrains Srinivasan from taking charge as BCCI President. >Read more

October 8: SC declares three members inquiry commission, allows Srinivasan to take charge of BCCI. >Read more

N. Srinivasan's son-in-law Gurunath Meiyappan (left) and Rajasthan Royals part-owner Raj Kundra.

February 10, 2014: Mudgal Committee submits report to SC.

March 25: SC recommends Srinivasan to step down as BCCI chief. >Read more

March 28: SC appoints Sunil Gavaskar as interim BCCI chief for IPL 7. >Read more

April 16: SC turns down Srinivasan’s reinstatement plea.

May 16: SC orders probe against Srinivasan and 12 other, constitutes Empowered Probe Panel. >Read more

August 28: Mudgal Committee files report in SC. >Read more

September 1: SC grants Mudgal Committee two months more time to complete probe.

Justice Mukul Mudgal.

November 3: Mudgal panel submits final report. >Read more

November 14 : SC names Srinivasan, three others figuring in Mudgal probe. Srinivasan cleared in IPL scam but Meiyappan, Kundra indicted. >Read more

November 21: Srinivasan seeks reinstatement as BCCI chief. >Read more

November 24: Conflict of interest comes to haunt Srinivasan in SC.

November 25: SC says Meiyappan’s role in IPL scam is like insider trading. >Read more

November 27: SC throws suggestions whether those named in the Mudgal Committee could keep out of BCCI elections and CSK’s franchise could be scrapped.

December 1: SC says onus was on disproving conflict of interest on Srinivasan.

December 9: SC proposes high—powered committee to cleanse cricket.

December 10: Srinivasan agrees to keep away from IPL, seeks SC nod for reinstatement as BCCI President. >Read more

December 15: SC decides to examine controversial amendment in the BCCI rules which enables office bearers to own teams in IPL and Champions League amidst raging debate over conflict of interest issue. >Read more

December 17: SC asks players, administrators with interests not to run the game and reserves order in the alleged betting and spot fixing scam case.

N. Srinivasan

January 22, 2015: SC bars Srinivasan from standing for any post in BCCI. >Read more

February 2: India Cements decides to hive off team CSK to its wholly owned subsidiary, Chennai Super Kings Cricket Ltd. Under the revamp plan, the 97,054 shareholders of India Cements will be given shares of Chennai Super Kings Cricket Ltd. free in proportion to the shares they currently hold in the company. The promoters together hold a 28.23 per cent stake in the company. >Read more

March 2: Dalmiya returns as BCCI chief >Read more

April 6: Rajiv Shukla made IPL boss again >Read more

July 14: Supreme Court-appointed Justice R.M. Lodha Committee suspends IPL cricket franchisees India Cements Ltd (ICL) and Jaipur IPL Pvt Ltd (JIPL) from the Indian Premier League for two years. The committee also suspends for life former BCCI president N. Srinivsan's son-in-law and IPL team Chennai Super Kings' official Gurunath Meiyappan and former Rajasthan Royals part-owner Raj Kundra from involving with BCCI in any cricket matches. >Read more

July 15: Champions League T20 scrapped with immediate effect >Read more

July 20: BCCI constitutes working group on IPL verdict. The panel chaired by IPL Chairman Rajeev Shukla will have BCCI Secretary Anurag Thakur, Treasurer Aniruddh Chaudhary and Former Indian captain Sourav Ganguly as its members. >Read more

July 25: Sreesanth, Chandila, Chavan acquitted in IPL spot-fixing case >Read more

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