Lalit Modi rocks the IPL boat after making the ownership details of the newly inducted Kochi franchise public. The first remark was made through a tweet targeting Shashi Tharoor, then a minister in the Congress-led government, who later resigns. The Central Board of Direct Taxes orders investigation into the sale of Kochi franchise. Tax raids take place at the IPL office in Mumbai and Modi's home and WSG and MSM offices. Media reports are aim Modi, Pawar, BCCI with lack of transparency and full-scale bungling in IPL.