Sri Lankan Cricket Interim Board To Meet Tomorrow To Discuss Non Participation Of Indian Cricketers
The Sri Lanka Cricket Interim Committee is to meet tomorrow to discuss on the refusal of Board Of Control in Cricket Of India(BCCI) not to allow 12 of their Cricketers to participate the Sri Lankan Cricket Premier League(SLPL) 20-20 Cricket Tournament scheduled to be held next month in Colombo.The
BCCI has refused the no objection certificates to the Indian Players Praveen Kumar, Munaf Patel, Irfan Pathan, Dinesh Karthik, R Ashwin, Ravindra Jadeja, Manoj Tiwary, Saurabh Tiwary, Umesh Yadav, Vinay Kumar, Manish Pandey and Paul Valthaty due to the event has not organized by the Sri Lanka Cricket(SLC) but by a Singapore Based Private Company on it's behalf.
The BCCI Chairman Shasank Manohar has said by defending the Boards decision that the Indian Cricket Board's Policy is not allowing it's players to attend private party organized tournaments.The BCCI has taken this decision after participating a meeting held yesterday regarding the Sri Lankan Premier League Tournament scheduled to held in R.Premadasa International Cricket Stadium in Colombo from 19th of July to 04th of August this year.
The Singapore based Somerset Entertainment which Sri Lanka Cricket described as the marketing arm of the Interim Cricket Board organized this League which International Cricket stars like Chris Gayle,Shahid Afridi,Kiran Pollard and Herschelle Gibbs along with Sri Lankan Cricketers are already confirmed their participation.
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