The seventh Indian Premier League is getting more and more exciting as the days go by. The Kings XI Punjab have reached the finals for the first time, and the Kolkata Knight Riders will be hoping for a win too. The Kolkata Knight Riders have reached the finals before, and this will be their second attempt to win in the past three years. The upcoming match between the two teams is expected to one of the most interesting and exciting matches that has taken place for some time.
Interestingly, both teams are at least partly owned by celebrities in the Indian film industry. Preity Zinta is a co-owner of Kings XI Punjab, and is well known as one of the most glamorous Bollywood stars. Badshah Shah Rukh Khan is also a Bollywood star, is a co-owner of the Kolkata Knight Riders.
The qualifier match between the Kings XI Punjab and the Chennai Super Kings took place at Wankhede Stadium in Mumbai on Friday night. Also on Friday night, there were two people who were arrested for accepting bets on the game between the Chennai Super Kings and the Kings XI Punjab. Police reported that the two who were arrested, Salim Duander, and Saifulla Bella, were arrested late on Friday night, and they were both booked under the Gambling Act, the Indian Penal Code, and the Information Technology Act. Items that were found in their possession included Rs 50,160 in cash, a number of television sets, and also a number of mobile phones.
The IPL 7 began under the cloud of the spot fixing that had taken place during the IPL 6. The police have been on high alert to close down betting operations in which bets are being placed on the seventh edition of the Indian Premier League matches.