IPL 2009 season update: Players being traded, Australian and England players eager to turn up

The year 2008 brought a new revolution in the field of cricket with the commencement of Indian Premiere League (IPL) 2008. It was a huge success commercially and introduced many unknown talented faces, and had a fairytale where the underdog team – Rajasthan Royals – working under a charismatic captain Shane Warne took the trophy. [...]

ECB decision to ban players from IPL ridiculous, Warne says ICC should make a window for IPL

The England and Wales Cricket Board has come under heavy fire from Aussie spin legend Shane Warne who is also the captain of the Rajasthan Royals IPL team for not allowing its centrally contracted players to participate in the DLF IPL, the cash rich premier league of India. Shane Warne said its a real shame [...]

English cricketers could play in 2010 IPL

English Player’s Association claims that at last country’s board is willing to allow the players to play in the last two weeks of Indian Premier League’s 2009 edition. According to Professional Cricketers’ Association chief Sean Morris, ECB will consider the matter and the players can participate in the later stages of Twenty20 tournament in 2010. [...]

England plans EPL to take on IPL

Perturbed by the soaring popularity of IPL much before the tournament has begun and shocked by the tendency to even shun playing for the country to exploit IPL riches, the England and Wales Cricket Board may soon set up an English Premier League (EPL) Twenty20, on the lines of IPL. Incidentally, IPL is modelled on [...]