Lalit Modi bids goodbye to cricket administration for now

Lalit Modi bids goodbye to cricket administration for now

Modi thanked the fans who made the IPL a major hit in the country

Lalit Modi
Lalit Modi. (Photo by Ritam Banerjee-IPL 2010/IPL via Getty Images)

Former Indian Premier League chief Lalit Modi has quit cricket administration. The controversial administrator resigned from the post of the president of the Nagaur District Cricket Association on Saturday and said that he was taking a break on Twitter. In Modi’s three-page resignation, he’s called for the Rajasthan Cricket Association (RCA) to be the best again.

He has said that he had a great experience being the administrator but also realizes that it is time to pass on the hot seat. He also added that he is bidding good bye ‘for now’. It will be interesting to see if this decision takes another turn in the time to come. He also thanked fans and said that they are the lifeline of the IPL.

Over the past 15 years, I have enjoyed every moment of my journey. But I feel that the time is now ripe to pass on the baton to the next generation. Thus, today I want to bid goodbye to cricket administration for now,” he wrote on Twitter.He thanked his fans and the game. “Dear Fans of cricket & the lifeline of the game. I want to take this

He thanked his fans and the game. “Dear Fans of cricket & the lifeline of the game. I want to take this oppertunity 2 thank each & everyone of you for making @IPL what it is.”

Modi also said that he has done his part and now it is up to the BCCI to live up to their promise. He requested the Board to release the funds due to RCA as soon as possible.

He wrote to his fans, “Dear Fans of cricket & the lifeline of the game. I want to take this opportunity to thank each & every one of you for making @IPL what it is. I have just decided to hang up my boots and have officially resigned a few minutes ago from all positions i held at various cricket bodies. once again hope you all continue to support this amazing game. big hug and once again thank you for helping me realize my #dream. jai Hind – Lalit Modi.”