Much has been said on Lalit Modi and his alleged shenanigans. Trial by media convinced many of his mea-culpa.
It is astonishing that the powers slept for three years and woke up only when the moneys involved appeard sufficiently attractive to invite political meddling.
Much of the allegations do not cut ice and the effort smacks of sheer opportunism.
Let us not forget that IPL is a rare Indian idea that's a "runaway success". The white man is shouting "sour grapes".
Holding the second edition in South Africa was a master stroke and created goodwill that a hundred years of staid diplomacy would'nt. All this when the GOI would not assure adequate security.
We have succeeded, once again, in scuttling a brilliant effort at revolutionising sports in India. Would it be a blessing in disguise if LM now takes up hockey or football.
Is there something else beyond the obvious?