Indian dairy products manufacturers Amul took a dig at Chennai Super Kings (CSK) and Rajasthan Royals (RR) for facing ban by the Supreme Court appointed Justice R M Lodha committee. Amul’s latest ad poster welcomed the apex court verdict and mocked at the two teams for being suspended from the Indian Premier League (IPL) for two years. Making fun of CSK and RR, Amul ad wrote, “Banned Baj Gaya.” In the poster, the two teams were shown in cages as they can’t participate in IPL tournament at least for two years.
Amul is famous for coming up with witty ads and strong opinions through its cartoons. It has been expressing its opinion on current issues with its witty one-liners. They have been doing so for the last few decades. Today, Amul targeted CSK and RR.
On July 14, Lodha committee probing the spot-fixing scam in IPL, banned the CSK and RR from the tournament for two years. Former CSK team official Gurunath Meiyappan and Rajasthan Royals co-owner Raj Kundra were also suspended for life from any cricketing activity undertaken by the Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI). The guilty duo were also suspended from any cricket related activity for a period of five years. They were earlier found guilty of betting in the scandal that rocked the lucrative Twenty 20 tournament in 2013. (Read also: Amul girl salutes Sania Mirza for Wimbledon 2015 triumph)