Tuesday, November 30, 2010

Kochi to get green signal for the IPL season 4

The Kochi IPL Franchise may get new life on 5th December. The consortium Members reached an agreement in the last moment on their share holding pattern and sent a fresh proposal to BCCI On Saturday. BCCI decided to fix the fate of the franchise on 5th December in Mumbai.  BCCI will get the proposal examined by legal experts before taking any decision.

 Kochi IPL was formed seven months ago and became the second most costly team. The franchise was bought for a fibulas sum of Rs 1533.33 crore.  But the team was on the verge of being thrown out of the game as a result of difference among the shareholders of the franchise over ownership pattern. In the new pattern Rendezvous Sports will have 10 percent stakes of the team coming down from 26% as in the past ownership pattern. The other investors, Anchor Earth, Parinee Developers, Rosy Blue and Film Wave, will have a larger share in running the company, which will now be called Kochi IPL Cricket.

Saturday, November 27, 2010

Swann, Broad In 2011 Indian Premier League?

English off spinner off-spinner Graeme Swann and fast bowler Stuart Broad are showing keen interest to play in Indian Premier League to be held just after the Cricket World Cup is over next year. They have already informed The England and Wales Cricket Board (EWC) of their interest. They expect to get 200000 pound each from the money spinning game. But the board has turned down their desire and told them to stay fresh for Pakistan’s tour to England  Kevin Petersen, Eoin Morgan and Paul Collingwood are also expected to be present in the IPL auction in January. will also be in January's IPL auction. 

source: Sify.com

Wednesday, November 24, 2010

Twenty20 World Cup qualifying matches kick-off Channel Islands

The International Cricket Council wants to expand the next T20 World Cup among 16 teams. The council has decided to arrange a Division One League In the Channel Island of Europe .Guernsey and Jurnsey islands will host the Twenty20 ICC European Division 1 Championship. Croatia, Denmark, France, Germany, Gibraltar, Israel, Italy and Norway are the other countries to take part in the championship. As a part of qualifying structure ICC has arranged this championship.

The winner and runner –up teams will join with other such teams coming from Division Two. Division Two Championship will be held in Belgium in June. Richard Holdsworth, ICC Regional Development Manager, said that the Channel Islands have a successful experience of arranging a number of world cricket tournament. He again says the new qualifying structure will give more countries an opportunity to achieve global qualification for the coming T20 World Cup.