ICC fails to end BCCI and ICL dispute

February 24, 2009 at 7:40 am (cricket) (, , , )

The International Cricket Council’s (ICC) bid to end a dispute between the Indian board and the nation’s rebel Twenty20 league ended in failure on Monday. The Indian Cricket League’s (ICL) application to be recognised as unofficial cricket will now go before the ICC board which meets in Dubai in April, the ruling body said in a news release. ICC president David Morgan was disappointed that three-hour talks in Johannesburg proved fruitless.
“I’m grateful to all parties for coming together with the best of intentions and the discussions took place in a friendly and cordial manner but,unfortunately, we were not able to come to a successful conclusion,” he said.The ICL, bankrolled by one of India’s largest media firms, launched the league following India’s triumph in the inaugural Twenty20 World Cup in 2007. It signed overseas players, particularly from Pakistan, New Zealand and Bangladesh. However the Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI), concerned the league would undermine its position, refused to recognise it and persuaded other national boards to ban players who signed up.

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IPL

February 1, 2009 at 4:47 am (cricket) (, , , , , , , , )

ipl_schedule2The much awaited season 2 of ipl is starting from April this year.The auction for the ipl is going to be conducted in Goa on feb 6.Hype is being created for the players such as KP,Flintoff and Duminy.Sources say KP’s worth for IPL is 1.35 million dollars and he is rated to be the next while Dhoni leads this.Flintoff is likely to be moved to chennai super kings while KP is for Banglore.Mr.mally is very keen in getting KP for his team.While Duminy said to move to deccan chargers or rajasthan royals.So keep your fingers cross anything can happen in this IPL.

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