Archive for April 11th, 2008

IPL news updates and controversies through the week

Our IPL news through the week – go through them, remember we are just one week away from the start of the IPL extravaganza! I’d be disappointed if Aussies place IPL over country: McGrath Australia’s retired bowling great Glenn McGrath cannot believe some of his teammates are ready to shed national colours to join the [...]

McGrath not so happy at the prospect Australians preferring ICL/IPL over national caps

Former Australian pacer Glenn McGrath has expressed shock at the results of a new survey which said that more than half of Australian contracted players would give up their national colours for the lurcative IPL. McGrath, who was bought by the Delhi Daredevils IPL team, has said that money could never replace the pride of [...]

PTI not to cover IPL; Reuters and AP could follow

Looks like the DLF IPL, which is only a week away, is running into some real trouble with The Press Trust of India (PTI) joining other international media organisations protesting the regulations on the media in covering the lucrative tournament. PTI has called for some modifications on the restrictions, failing which they would not attempt [...]

Kingfisher Airlines becomes official airline of IPL

Kingfisher Airlines, the domestic Indian air carrier owned by liquor baron Vijay Mallya, will be the official airline of the upcoming Indian Premier League (IPL), which kickstarts on April 18. Kingfisher Airlines had already been chosen as the official umpire partner of the DLF Indian Premier League. Kingfisher will provide airline services to the players [...]