League Notes: Indian Premier League Probe Team Not To Travel To England
The retired Justice Mukul Mudgal-led Indian Premier League probe committee on Wednesday "made it clear" that it will not be traveling to England to interact with members of the Indian cricket team. It also "clarified that the panel members did not speak" to Board of Control for Cricket in India President-in-exile and Int'l Cricket Council Chair N. Srinivasan or his son-in-law Gurunath Meiyappan (PTI, 8/20). ... IPL club Rajasthan Royals on Wednesday announced its association with the South Australian Government that will give 15 Indian cricketers an opportunity to travel to Adelaide to experience South Australia’s cricket facilities as part of Adelaide’s ICC Cricket World Cup 2015 program (Rajasthan Royals). ... Tui Brewery, which is owned by DB, teamed up with the New Zealand organizers of next year's Cricket World Cup "to offer a Catch a Million promotion which last summer saw two members of the public walk away from Black Caps matches" NZ$100,000 ($84,000) richer. To enter the competition, crowd members "had to wear an orange Tui t-shirt and catch a six one handed." About 20% of the adult crowd "took part in the promotion, with thousands of cricket fans turning up to the Black Caps one-dayers and T20 matches against the West Indies and India wearing the t-shirts" (STUFF, 8/20).