West Indies middle order batsman Shivnarine Chanderpaul has been forced to withdraw from the first ever Caribbean Premier League (CPL) because of his contractual obligations with English county team Derbyshire.
The IPL players` auction for the sixth edition of the tournament held today was not exactly a grand affair but chairman Rajeev Shukla said that franchises wanted to only fill specific slots in their squads, adding that a full-fledged auction will be held next year.
Australian Cricketers Association chief Paul Marsh has said that players should take a lesson from the recent controversy engulfing IPL player Luke Pomersbach, who was accused of molestation and assault by a woman.
The Indian Premier League season 5 has indeed turned into a nightmare of sorts for many in the business- cricketers, franchise owners and even people who are remotely associated with the brand. One such person who has been dragged into this controversy is Bollywood actress and model Gauhar Khan.
Cricketer K P Appanna on Monday recorded his statement with Delhi Police after his name cropped up during investigations into the molestation case of an American woman allegedly by an Australian cricketer.
Accroding to police sources Royal Challengers Bangalore cricketer accused of molestation has confessed to his crime ,stating that he might have touched the victim unintentionally. In an initial statement, has also accepted of in an inebriated state.
Royal Challengers Bangalore recruit Luke Pomersbach, who has been arrested by the Delhi police for allegedly misbehaving with an Indian-American woman at the ITC Muraya hotel in New Delhi, has had a very chequered past.