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5 players who will remain indebted to the CLT20
5 players who will remain indebted to the CLT20

Now that CLT20 has been scrapped, many of the novice players who are just getting ready to step into top level cricket would be certainly disheartened with that decision. Though CLT20 was primarily looked out at as a source of income by most of the cricket associations around the world, it was indeed a platform for all those talented young cricketers to showcase their talents at the highest level. Also, since BCCI was one of the foundi

Jul 26 2015
Champions League T20 to be discontinued with immediate effect
Champions League T20 to be discontinued with immediate effect

Chennai Super Kings with the 2014 CLT20 trophy The Governing Council of the Champions League Twenty20 (CLT20) on Wednesday confirmed that the CLT20 competition will be discontinued with immediate effect. The council consists of representatives of the Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI), Cricket South Africa (CSA) and Cricket Australia (CA). The decision to do away with CLT20, which was scheduled for September and October, was

Jul 15 2015
Mini-IPL as replacement for CL T20 idea not formally discussed yet by the IPL governing council
Mini-IPL as replacement for CL T20 idea not formally discussed yet by the IPL governing council

Mini-IPL idea not discussed yet, says Shukla Amid reports that the Champions League T20 is set to be replaced by a mini-IPL, the IPL governing council said it did not officially discuss an alternative to the Champions League. "There was no discussion on CLT20 scrapping. That decision can only be taken at CLT20 governing council which also includes Cricket Australia and Cricket South Africa," IPL chairman Rajiv Shula said in

Jul 9 2015
Mini-IPL to replace the Champions League T20?
Mini-IPL to replace the Champions League T20?

What will replace the CLT20? The death knell for the Champions League Twenty20 has almost been sounded, reports ESPNcricinfo. The IPL governing council is meeting on July 8 in Delhi to discuss alternatives to the CLT20. According to a BCCI insider, "It is a given that CLT20 is history and it's time to look ahead". Reportedly, the three boards governing the multinational T20 tournament have signed an exit clause with the

Jul 3 2015
Messi is part of football heritage: Del Piero
Messi is part of football heritage: Del Piero

Del Piero says that Messi brings magic to the pitch along with passion Berlin, June 4 (IANS) Italian club Juventus' legendary footballer Alessandro Del Piero on Thursday said Spanish club FC Barcelona star Lionel Messi is the game's "number one player" ahead of Saturday's Champions League final between the two teams. The Argentine forward scored 58 goals in all competitions for Barcelona so far in this term and Del Pi

BCCI yet to take a call on future of CL T20
BCCI yet to take a call on future of CL T20

BCCI to soon take a call on the future of CL T20 Kolkata, May 25 (IANS) The Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) has not yet taken a final decision on whether to scrap the Champions League Twenty20. It would take a call after more contemplation, an official said. "We have not done away with the Champions League T20. It is all media speculation that the tournament is being scrapped. We are thinking about what to do with the tour

May 25 2015
The Rise of the Knights
The Rise of the Knights

KKR with their second IPL title Korbo Lorbo Jeetbo……Started as one of the star-studded teams and also started the IPL extravaganza with a bang with that blitzkrieg of an innings by Brendon McCullum that raised the bar for the entire tournament. Since then the IPL has just continued to grow at an exponential, however not without a few obstacles of course. The Kolkata Knight Riders started as one of the favourites considering th

May 16 2015
Considering alternative league in place of Champions League T20: IPL Chairman Rajeev Shukla
Considering alternative league in place of Champions League T20: IPL Chairman Rajeev Shukla

Fans sit in the rain during the CLT20 match between Auckland Aces and Delhi Daredevils in Durban in 2012 IPL Chairman Rajeev Shukla confirmed on Friday that the BCCI is exploring options for a new league to be held in September in place of the annual Champions League Twenty20, because of dwindling viewer interest in the 6-year-old tournament. "Yes, we are planning to do away with the Champions League T20. In place of that, we are

May 15 2015
Reports: BCCI planning to replace CLT20 with mini-IPL
Reports: BCCI planning to replace CLT20 with mini-IPL

CSK won the 2014 edition of CLT20 According to reports, the Board of Cricket for Control in India (BCCI) is all set to replace the Champions League T20 (CLT20) with a mini Indian Premier League (IPL). This comes in the wake of previous reports stating that the CLT20 tournament was set to be scrapped as the popularity of the league had gone into crisis. Indian Express reported this morning that BCCI is planning to bring in a&

May 15 2015
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