Report No. 276
1.1 Cricket is the most popular game in India today, and the game has a glorious history in the country. However, the current decade has also witnessed controversies relating to Indian Premier League (IPL) matches, along with its glory. In 2013, there arose the case of spot-fixing and betting by three players of a team in IPL. In a separate case, the Mumbai Police arrested a player, an official and a relative of an office bearer of BCCI for betting and having links with bookies. A two-member committee of the Board of Cricket Control of India (BCCI) had reported it to be a case of no evidence. The Supreme Court appointed Mr. Justice Mukul Mudgal, the retired Chief Justice of Punjab and Haryana High Court to enquire into the allegations.