Indian Cricket League

  • BCCI grants amnesty to Kapil Dev July 25, 2012

    Mumbai: The former India allrounder Kapil Dev has met with BCCI officials on Wednesday to conform his disassociation with the unofficial Indian Cricket League (ICL) - the now-defunct Twenty20 league that was not recognised by the ICC or the Indian board. Kapil, India's 1983 World Cup-winning captain, had joined the ICL...
  • Is ICL non-payment behind IPL mess? May 16, 2012

    Former India swing bowler Balwinder Singh Sandhu reckons that the non-payment of dues from the now-defunct Indian Cricket League (ICL) is perhaps responsible for the latest Indian Premier League (IPL) controversy emerging from the sting operation conducted by India TV. Four of the five players — Shalabh Srivastava, Mohnish Mishra, TP...
  • 'Marsh did not sign bat with Cairns autograph' March 7, 2012

    Melbourne: Former Australia cricketer Rod Marsh had once refused to sign a bat which was carrying an autograph by Chris Cairns due to Kiwi player's alleged role in match-fixing, it was said in a UK court. Cairns has filed a libel suit against sacked IPL chairman Lalit Modi for writing on...
  • Cairns accuses Indian players of fixing March 6, 2012

    London: Former New Zealand allrounder Chris Cairns claimed the involvement of two Indian cricketers in match-fixing in the now-defunct Indian Cricket League (ICL) during a trial in a London Court on Monday. Cairns named TP Singh and Dinesh Mongia during the trial of a case in which he is suing former...
  • Storyboard: Sponsors galore for a resurgent ICL October 4, 2008

    New Delhi: On Storyboard this week: The Indian Cricket League returns with newfound energy and sponsors; outgoing Ogilvy CEO, Shelly Lazarus to stay back and oversee client interactions; and retailer Big Bazaar looks for some desi innovation. ...
  • Rakhi bares her heart as new ICL cheergirl September 24, 2008

    Mumbai: The Indian Cricket League (ICL) is back with its second season and this time taking the cricketainment factor to the next level they have come up with the first of its kind 'Indian Cheerleading Squad' – curiously termed ICL Zeebras – headed by the queen of oomph Rakhi Sawant....
  • War of Leagues: How about an ICL vs IPL match? March 28, 2008

    New Delhi/ Mumbai: They are sworn enemies of Indian cricket. The Indian Cricket League (ICL) has been branded as a rebel league, and the Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) promoted Indian Premier League (IPL) is currently the hottest property in world cricket. But beyond the shrill rhetoric can...