Their relationship with the cricket board (BCCI) may be in troubled waters but Sahara India Pariwar on Saturday came forward to support Indian archers by offering them a total cash incentive of close to Rs 3 million.
Federation of International Cricketers` Associations (FICA) CEO Tim May has expressed concern for the players of the IPL franchise Pune Warriors who have been left with no team to play for after the withdrawal of their owner Sahara India last week.
Sahara Group chairman Subrata Roy would meet the Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) president N Srinivasan today, Thursday, to come to an amicable solution over the IPL franchisee Pune Warriors and the sponsorship withdrawal.
Cricketer Yuvraj Singh, who is currently undergoing chemotherapy for germ cell cancer in the United States, today said nobody but himself was to blame for the delay in his treatment and insisted he will return a stronger persona.
After Sahara India`s decision to pull out as sponsor of the Indian cricket team and owner of the IPL franchise Pune Warriors, the BCCI is making efforts to pacify the corporate giant and retain its financial backing.
Star cricketer Yuvraj Singh is currently in USA for treatment of cancer in his left lung and would be undergoing chemotherapy for the same after the ailment was diagnosed as ‘not life threatening’ by the doctors.
A day after Sahara`s shocking decision to pull out as sponsor of the Indian cricket team and owner of the IPL franchise Pune Warriors, the BCCI is making efforts to pacify the corporate giant and retain its financial backing.
The BCCI on Saturday made it clear that rules would not be bent for any IPL franchise but it would still reach out to aggrieved sponsors and Pune Warriors owners Sahara India "as soon as practicable to clarify its intentions."