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Chennai Super Kings progressed to the final of the sixth season of the Indian Premier League after defeating Mumbai Indians by 48 runs in the first Qualifier which was held in New Delhi on Tuesday.
Arrested Indian pacer S Sreesanth and 10 others including two more cricketers of Rajasthan Royals franchise, were on Tuesday remanded to police custody for five more days by a Delhi
court for interrogation in connection with the IPL spot-fixing scandal case.
Beleaguered Rajasthan Royals on Tuesday terminated the contract of the three players including India pacer S Sreesanth arrested on charges of spot-fixing in the ongoing IPL besides filing an FIR against the tainted trio.
The scandal-hit Indian Premier League (IPL) suffered another blow with the Pune Warriors India withdrawing from the event, due to the BCCI's lackadaisical arbitration proceedings to lower the franchise fee and it's decision to encash the team's bank guarantee.
Arunima Sinha, a former national level volleyball player who had lost one of her legs after being thrown off a moving train, has created history by becoming the first Indian amputee to scale Mount Everest.
While refusing to ban the remaining IPL matches, the Supreme Court on Tuesday slammed the BCCI, saying spot fixing incidents had taken place due to its lackadaisical approach in reining in the erring players.