The IPL (Indian Premier League) has been a big hit and a major money maker. Pakistani players are excluded from playing in the IPL. Recent news reports indicate that Pakistani players have deep regret for being excluded from this and maybe indirectly begging to be allowed to play. They acknowledged that, “not playing in the Indian Premier League (IPL) has hit the performance of the country’s cricketers.”
Source : The Statesman
- 19 May 2016
Since the Indian Premier League (IPL) was launched in 2008, the cheerleaders (mostly foreign or non-Indian) have been a essential part of the IPL scene and a great source of entertainment and distraction (for men?) one could conclude. So much so that, one is left wondering whether the Cricket draws the eyeballs and attraction or are the Cheerleaders the real attention grabbers? Please answer our survey question on this.
- 25 Apr 2016
Media reports claimed that the The Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) this time prohibited wives and girlfriends from accompanying Indian cricketers – who one might argue are hugely overpaid given their track record. The official reason given was: “Most of the players on tour are just coming off a month-long break where they had enough time to spend with their families.” But given this order, one has to wonder if there are might be other reasons – left to anybody’s guess?
- 3 Aug 2015