League Notes: Sri Lankan Cricket Board 'Still Waiting' On $30,000 Payment
The Sri Lankan Cricket board is "still waiting for its Pakistan counterpart to pay an amount of $30,000 incurred while hiring a chartered airplane to fly their players out of Lahore" after militants attacked them in March '09 (PTI, 11/9). ... The Pakistan national cricket team is "likely to have a new head coach in place of incumbent Dav Whatmore before its full series against Sri Lanka in the UAE starting next month" (PTI, 11/9). ... In a "clear mockery of the sanctity of the press box," the Mumbai Cricket Association has "decided to accommodate" VVIPs inside "enclosure reserved for the scribes at the Wankhede Stadium during next week's farewell 200th Test of senior player Sachin Tendulkar" (PTI, 11/9). ... In a "rare opportunity," former India cricket captain Rahul Dravid "will be exchanging his views with some of country's finest investigators at a CBI function to deliberate on corruption in sports in the backdrop of fixing allegations in cricket" (PTI, 11/10).