“Vitiated on account of malafide”

Thank you, the IPL, and Lalit Modi specifically, for introducing us to this phrase. It appears to be Modi’s main defence in misconduct charges related to bid-rigging, ‘arm-twisting’ and summat to do with the sale of TV rights. It basically boils down to: “He’s well got it in for me,”

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Lalit Modi’s thoughts on Test cricket

People won’t watch Test cricket unless there are day-night matches Time zones, Lalit. Time zones. At least half the matches your team plays aren’t in your country. If it’s all about broadcasting rights then one nation’s day-night match is the opposition’s daytime match. We’ve got to admit that day-night Test

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