Rajasthan Royals captain and coach Shane Warne has strongly defended DLF IPL Twenty in the backdrop of accusations that many cricketers are shunning their country commitments to exploit the lucrative IPL.
Shane Warne said in his weekly column in a newspaper that the IPL, on the contrary, gives the game a big boost.
Shane Warne had quit first class cricket recently.
IPL is not recognised as first class cricket by the ICC. Shane Warne has also said he would not be able to honour his commitments with Hampshire in the English county.
Rajasthan Royals bagged Shane Warne’s services by paying $450,000 in the player auction.