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[Just in] Champions League T20 scrapped a day after the #IPLVerdict

Speed News Desk | Updated on: 15 July 2015, 12:57 IST

A day after the explosive verdict on the IPL spot-fixing scandal, the Champions League T20 tournament that takes place with teams from all over the world, has been scrapped. Here are the major developments:

  • The Governing Council of the Champions League Twenty20 confirmed on Wednesday that the CLT20 competition will be discontinued with immediate effect.

  • The Governing Council, comprising representatives of Cricket South Africa (CSA), Cricket Australia (CA) and the Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) unanimously chose to scrap the tournament.

  • The CLT20 scheduled for September and October of this year will not take place.

  • The competition was launched in 2009 with a lot of excitement.

  • BCCI: CL T20 not sustaining the interest of the fans.

  • Anurag Thakur, Honourary Secretary of the BCCI said: "This has been a difficult decision as the Champions League T20 provided added context to a number of domestic Twenty 20 competitions around the world such as the IPL in India, Big Bash League in Australia and South Africa's Ram Slam T20. "

  • Further details associated with winding down the league will be completed very soon.

First published: 15 July 2015, 12:57 IST
 
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