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Kochi Gochi: the saga in pictures

July 5, 2019, 11:49 AM IST
Kochi Gochi: the saga in pictures

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BIGGER AND BETTER: IPL decides to add two more teams to fourth edition in 2011. On March 21, Sahara wins Pune bid, while unknown consortium Rendevouz Sports World wins Kochi bid. Shashi Tharoor is regarded as the mentor-in-chief of the Kochi franchise for having brought the people together. (IPL 2010/Getty Images)

Kochi Gochi: the saga in pictures

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QUESTION MARKS: Questions arise over the real owners of the Kochi IPL as Lalit Modi tweets the names of the stakeholders. The consortium isn't happy with Modi for divulging the details and complain to the BCCI. (IPL 2010/Getty Images)

Kochi Gochi: the saga in pictures

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BACK AND FORTH: BCCI chief Shashank Manohar asks Modi to not cross the line, but the IPL chief does not budge. The consortium also asks Modi to reveal ownership details of all other franchisees. (AFP Photo)

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ALLEGATIONS FLY: Shashi Tharoor's close associate Sunanda Pushkar is named among the stakeholders. Tharoor charges Modi with 'extraordinary breach of all propriety' and alleges that Modi had tried to scuttle the Kochi team. (IPL 2010/Getty Images)

Kochi Gochi: the saga in pictures

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COUNTER ALLEGATIONS: Lalit Modi counter-alleges that Tharoor did not want him to divulge the names of Kochi team stakeholders. Political parties join in the fray now asking for the sacking of Tharoor as union minister. (IPL 2010/Getty Images)

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SNOWBALLING: War of words continue with Kochi consortium alleging that Lalit Modi tried to bribe them. Modi calls allegations baseless, but cannot avoid Income Tax raids on his three offices in Mumbai. (IPL 2010/Getty Images)

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POLITICAL END-GAME: Tharoor wilts under pressure as Prime Minister Manmohan Singh asks him to quit the union cabinet. (IPL 2010/Getty Images)

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BCCI-MODI TIFF: But the BCCI is unhappy with Modi and his actions, but the IPL chief gets full support from ICC vice president Sharad Pawar. (IPL 2010/Getty Images)

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RESOLUTION: BCCI chief Shashank Manohar and secretary N Srinivasan plan to move a resolution in next Board meeting to clip Lalit Modi's wings. (AFP Photo)

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FAR FROM OVER: The saga though is far from over as the government plans to investigate in detail the financial functioning of the IPL. (IPL 2010/Getty Images)

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