Ban the IPL to save the game of cricket," he said in a statement on Tuesday.
Lambasting the UPA Government, he said if it was really concerned about the popular sport, they should immediately ban the BCCI-backed cash-rich tournament.
"What is this Modi, Modi going on. The entire controversy revolves around money so probe all the cricketers involved in IPL-3," he said.
The Sena chief, an ardent cricket fan, wondered how come the Reliance [ Get Quote ] Group-owned Mumabi Indians, who were on a winning spree in the IPL-3, all of a sudden lost to Shah Rukh Khan's [ Images ] Kolkata Knight Riders [ Images ] in a match on Monday.
Without naming Shah Rukh's team, he said there is a need to probe how come KKR won Monday's match and why key MI players -- Sachin Tendulkar [ Images ], Lasith Malinga [ Images ] and Kieron Pollard -- did not play.
He also demanded a probe into the wealth of actors and businessmen who have pumped in huge amount of money in IPL franchisees.