IPL players to arrive late in EnglandMay 22, 2013, 9:33 pm
Although the adverse effects of the Indian Premier League (IPL) tournament have been continuously highlighted, the authorities have not prudently dealt with the issue, since the tournament’s inception in 2008. In another turn of events, it emerged on Wednesday that Sri Lanka Cricket (SLC) had given permission to players involved in the IPL to arrive late in England, for the ICC Champions Trophy.
The IPL final is scheduled for May 26, and while the Chennai Super Kings are already through, three teams – Rajasthan Royals, Hyderabad Sunrisers and Mumbai Indians are vying for a spot in the final. Sri Lankan cricketers still involved in the competition (on Wednesday), are Kumar Sangakkara, Lasith Malinga, Kusal Janith Perera and Thisara Perera, and at least one of them will arrive in England late for the Champions Trophy.Read More...
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Last Updated May 22 2013 | 10:58 pm