COO Sundar Raman of IPL resigns


Chief Operating Officer (COO) Sundar Raman of Indian Premier League (IPL) has resigned from his position. Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) has formally accepted his resignation.

  • Resignation was accepted in order to change of government under new President Shashank Manohar and in a strength to clean up the Indian cricketing system.
  • Raman had his name come up in the 2013 IPL spot - fixing scandal.
  • It also involved former BCCI President N Srinivasan’s son - in - law Gurunath Meiyappan and Rajasthan Royals’ co - owner Raj Kundra.

About Sundar Raman:

  • Sundar Raman is an Indian sports business professional who was working for the Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI).
  • He was the Chief Operating Officer of the highly - successful Indian Premier League (IPL) since 2008.
  • He was selected as the IPL COO by previous IPL Chairman and Commissioner Lalit Modi in January 2008.

About Indian Premiere League (IPL):

  • It is a professional Twenty20 cricket league in India challenged annually by franchise teams representing Indian cities.
  • IPL is the most - watched Twenty20 league internationally.
  • Of the 11 teams five have won the title once: Mumbai Indians, Kolkata Knight Riders and Chennai Super Kings have won twice whereas Rajasthan Royals and Deccan Chargers have won one time.

- Published/Last Modified on: November 4, 2015