The BCCI has not yet taken a stance on Kundra, though in the case of Gurunath, it issued a statement on May 26 - two days after he was arrested by Mumbai Police - suspending Gurunath from "any involvement in the sport of cricket" pending the outcome of the investigations.
"The enthusiasm of young fans should not wane due to the IPL episode," Tharoor told reporters on Sunday.
De Mel, who played 17 Tests and 57 ODIs besides serving in the Sri Lankan Cricket Board, said IPL has its positives.
Businessman Kundra, who is a British national, was caught in the betting net when Police claimed that he had confessed to placing bets in IPL matches.
Harbhajan Singh was addressing a press conference after inaugurating a cricket academy at a private school.
The JKCPL organisers had announced the name of all-rounder Parvez Rasool, who made an impressive IPL debut for Pune Warriors recently, as a participating player.
Kundra issued a statement saying he will forfeit his shares if "an iota of wrongdoing is established" against him.
The Delhi Police alleged that Mr Kundra has, during a 10-hour-long interrogation, admitted to placing bets worth Rs. 1 crore in the last three years on IPL matches. Gambling on all sports except horse-racing is illegal in India.
Reacting to reports over Kundra's involvement in betting, the Rajasthan Royals said that he would also forfeit his shares in the franchise if he has breached any regulations.
Kundra, who is one of the owners of the Rajasthan Royals, allegedly confessed his gambling to the Delhi Police, which interrogated him on Wednesday.
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