17Nov2014 Agencies:-The Justice Mukul Mudgal committee, which was appointed by the Supreme Court to investigate allegations of spot fixing and betting in the Indian Premier League (IPL), has given a clean chit to former BCCI president N Srinivasan on both counts.related storiesIPL spot-fixing: Srinivasan, Meiyappan, Kundra named in Mudgal report, says SCBCCI calls emergent meeting on Nov 18, Srinivasan to attendSports fraud bill in the works, will also cover umpires, officialsSrinivasan was also cleared of accusations that he was trying to scuttle the probe against him .However the panel told the Supreme Court that Srinivasan was aware of match-fixing and illegal betting under his watch, but did not take any

action.In a split verdict the panel indicted Srinivasan's son-in-law  Meiyappan was indeed an official of the the Chennai Super Kings, and that there was evidence was involved in illegal betting, but not in spot-fixing.However Rajasthan Royals co-owner Raj Kundra too was found to be  in touch with bookies and was taking bets in violation of the anti-corruption code.IPL chief operating officer  Sundar Raman knew a contact of a bookie and had contacted him eight times in one season the  panel said.BCCI's annual general meeting is scheduled to be held on November 20 and this outcome of the Mudgal committee report is expected to be a huge boost for Srinivasan's future as a cricket administrator.

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