Lalit Modi’s wife Minal dies. Read tribute penned by former IPL boss

Minal Modi died at the age of 64

You have been my life and my journey”, wrote Lalit Modi, the former IPL chairman, as he announced the death of his wife Minal on Monday, December 10.

Modi, 53, is the former chairman of the Indian Premier League. He left India after being charged with money laundering.

“My love, my life, my soulmate…You are finally at peace, and I am sure you will be watching over us,” Modi wrote in a Twitter post on Tuesday morning.

“I must continue as promised to you in ensuring our children are protected and nurtured and loved and I know you will always be there…But my love it will be tough. But you have taught us to be tough.”

Modi with wife Minal (second from left) at a family wedding in 2006.

Lalit Modi did not reveal the cause of his wife’s death. But, she spent a major part of her life battling cancer.