Not dignified to misuse rules as owners: Shah Rukh
Kolkata Knight Riders co-owner, Shah Rukh Khan conceded it was not proper for team owners in the IPL to misuse the rules and indulge in unsavory activities. Since three Rajasthan Royals cricketers - S Sreesanth, Ajit Chandila, and Ankit Chavan were arrested by Delhi Police on charges of spot-fixing almost a month ago, team officials and owners have also come under the scanner, for betting on their own teams. While Chennai team principal, Gurunath Meiyappan was arrested and later released on bail, for placing bets through actor Vindoo Dara Singh, Royals co-owner Raj Kundra has been in the news for reportedly admitting to the police that he had placed bets too, through an industrialist friend.
As a proud person and a sports lover, I think if you are on the game, apni film ki ticket black nahin karna chaiye. I think as a team owner one should not indulge in all these practices even if you are a betting person by nature.
If you're an owner, you're aware of all the rules and the loopholes and it's undignified to misuse them," Khan told Hindustan Times.... Read the full, comprehensive news article and discuss at CricBuzz