End of road for Deccan Chargers: SC rejects appeal against termination

Updated: Oct 19, 2012, 16:22 PM IST

Zeenews Sports Bureau

New Delhi: Deccan Chargers’ last attempt to survive at the Indian Premier League suffered a major setback as the Supreme Court on Friday dismissed their appeal against termination.

Notably the cash-strapped IPL franchise had on Friday had moved to the apex court to file an appeal against the team`s termination from the Indian Premier League (IPL) by the BCCI.

The Chargers had challenged the Bombay High Court’s order refusing to set aside a status quo order passed by an arbitrator on cessation of its membership in the league.

Deccan wanted an extension till the 25th of the October as they were looking for new buyers but Supreme Court’s decision means that its finally the end of road for the 2009 IPL champs.