Royals co-owner Raj Kundra, husband of Bollywood actress Shilpa Shetty, and Gurunath Meiyappan, of the Chennai franchise, were banned for life from cricket-related activities.
Chennai Super Kings are finally back after their two-year suspension ended on Thursday.
The former Chennai Super Kings captain, Dhoni, created a social media uproar as he uploaded a picture of himself in his famous No.7 CSK jersey on his official Instagram account, showing his love for CSK and their fans. Watch the picture here.
The Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) also welcomed the Indian Premier League franchises - Chennai Super Kings and Rajasthan Royals - back into the League. All the CSK fans will hope for his return as captain in the side when Chennai makes a comeback after their two-year suspension from the IPL.
An official said that it's nearly certain that Fleming will return to the yellow dugout after his contract with Rising Pune Supergiant gets over later this year.
CSK and RR were banned after some of their team owners were found indulging in betting.
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CSK has an outstanding record in the IPL with two title wins and most importantly they qualified for the play-offs each time.
Despite their absence from IPL for two years, John mentioned that Brand CSK "hasn't taken" a hit.
Chairman of the IPL Rajeev Shukla was quoted as saying, "It is my privilege to welcome back our franchises, Chennai Super Kings and Rajasthan Royals, into the 11th edition of the IPL".
"Both the teams have enjoyed tremendous on-field success and have a mass following", acting BCCI president C. K. Khanna said in a news release.
With fresh auctions scheduled next year, it is to be seen whether Rising Pune Supergiant and Gujarat Lions will continue to feature in the IPL. They had even inscribed their name on the Champions League T20 in 2010 and then in 2014.