Lalit Modi suspended before IPL Governing Council meeting

NEW DEHLI: On a day of dramatic developments, IPL Commissioner Lalit Modi was suspended possibly in a bid to keep him away from tomorrow''s Governing Council meeting which he surprisingly decided to attend.

The embattled Commissioner, who is slated to chair the meeting, made an announcement today that he was changing his boycott decision but seek written charges for him to reply, a move being seen making it difficult for his detractors to remove him at short notice.

However, as the final match in the IPL was in progress, indications emerged that Modi could be suspended pending enquiry into the allegations of financial wrong-doings against him either late tonight or before commencement of the meeting at 10 am tomorrow at BCCI headquarters.

The bigwigs of BCCI, including President Shashank Manohar, Niranjan Shah and N Srinivasan, who owns Chennai Super Kings, kept away from the final match.