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IPL to be played outside India

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posted Mar 22, 2009

It will happen in SA and CSA has already said they are ready to host it.

English weather in April/May is too slick for cricket.

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posted Mar 22, 2009

Thank goodness the right decision has been made. I'm not going to listen to any of the BCCI spinning, it's pretty clear that this was a decision which had to be made and it has been made so I don't care how we got there. The important thing is; the England players can now partake, get their massive paychecks and they can do in a risk-free environment. People might talk about this being the beginning of the end for the IPL, that this is a huge embarrassment for the BCCI and indeed that Modi is now a failure but they are discussion for another day. The important thing is, as it always has been for me, that the players can play in a safe environment and it seems we are a lot closer to that now.

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posted Mar 22, 2009

BCCI:Egland is preffered venue!

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posted Mar 22, 2009

I don't think we really want it here, do we? I suppose that if the BCCI comes along with some pretty hefty offers to our counties, we could fit it in, but it's a buyers' market, I think. I would like to propose that it is split between England and SA, with each county ground being paid around $5m plus gate receipts for hosting a game.

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posted Mar 22, 2009

If the tournament is now going to be outside India , will Pakistani players be allowed to play ? The reason for excluding them was that BCCI could not guarantee their safety in India.

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posted Mar 22, 2009

most likely it would happen in england. As long as it happens i am happy. Last time was fun.

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posted Mar 22, 2009

>>> The reason for excluding them was that BCCI could not guarantee their safety in India.

Pak govt refused to send them to India, nothing to do with BCCI <doh>

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posted Mar 22, 2009

NM, you really do believe everything Modi says, don't you! Wise up, lad!

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posted Mar 22, 2009

No SA is the preferred venue...
The eng weather is not conducive.. and we would have a lot less whinging if it were kept in SA rather than eng...

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posted Mar 22, 2009

This IPL wiil be interesting to see playing in seaming wickets!Good bye to flat tracks in the sub continent.

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posted Mar 22, 2009

As an England fan and resident of London, I'd be very happy for SA to take on the job of trying to keep a fuming Modi happy.

Just a thought, do you think they moved the tournament out of India in order to boost attendances?

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posted Mar 22, 2009

England is a big no. Police is already over worked for that G20 event......

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posted Mar 22, 2009

small correction in my prev comment,

the eng weather and media are not conducive enough for ipl...;)

so SA is the preferred venue...

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posted Mar 22, 2009

Pakistan gov't refused to send them to India, because BCCI could not guarantee their safety , after what happened in Mumbai. I can understand the reasoning & do not have a problem with the decision ( whoever made it )

My point is that if the tournament is now in England / SA , Pakistani players should be allowed to take part.



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posted Mar 22, 2009

The counties have again stood in line with bowls in their hands <laugh>

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comment by Andy (U11823652)

posted Mar 22, 2009

they say they want the games to be played at 16:00 and 20:00 indian time
So england fits the bill perfectly

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posted Mar 22, 2009

wonderpoolfc

the security was a smaller issue, the indians would not have wanted them here in the first place, and the second factor was the cancelled tour india pak tour..., a tit for tat measure by pak.

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posted Mar 22, 2009

>>>Pakistani players should be allowed to take part.

Teams are already selected.It cannot be modified.
This questio was asked to Modi in a press conference.

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posted Mar 22, 2009

IPL:Dates and venue will be announced tommorow!

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comment by HP (U1918533)

posted Mar 22, 2009

SA weather is conducive. Additionally, the last T20 cup in South Africa was a huge success.
Now my doubt is whether South Africans will turn up to watch the IPL or SA vs Aus? IPl stars from April 10. The 4th and 5th ODI's between Aus and SA are after that.

As for england, the T20 cup is just round the corner?

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posted Mar 22, 2009

Seems a little lacking in class that they would make this announcement on the same day the England women win the world cup. "Don't look at them, look at me, look at me, we are India, look at me!"

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posted Mar 22, 2009

Andy

England is a big NO.

1) Weather
2) Expensive ( Rs to Pounds )

Mostly it will be SA

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posted Mar 22, 2009

Teams are already selected.It cannot be modified.

That's bull**** from Modi. If a player is injured , then they would find a replacement.

Pakistan players aren't allowed for political reasons.

Well , if that's the case , i hope IPL is moved to England & it rains ALL month !

<ok>

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posted Mar 22, 2009

IPL is moved out of India because of elections date and IPL dates clashed and not because of security issues!

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posted Mar 22, 2009

"i hope IPL is moved to England & it rains ALL month !"

Ha, that would be the ideal scenario; the county grounds get some massive payments from the Indians, the England players get paid for sitting at home in their own homes and everyone's happy. After all, it's not like anyone, including the players, really cares who wins or loses! haha!

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posted Mar 22, 2009

moutarde
they should have postponed the world cup match...., ipl meeting was decided two days ago... :)

the comment you posted seems to be actually describing u...;)

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posted Mar 22, 2009

IPl in England is a last optionbecause of things like Luton etc....

Moutrade should know about Luton better than anybody <biggrin>

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posted Mar 22, 2009

Do you think it's coincidence that Modi and his gang have hi-jacked all the press coverage the England ladies would otherwise have received today? Even the BBC has succumbed, which is shameful.

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posted Mar 22, 2009

It had to happen!
Modi had said once,"politics is problem and not the security".
I am always sure that he was right. It is India for you! Cheap politics will destroy everything! But i'm happy for IPL to get the nod finally. It doesn't matter much whether in England or SA.
Will it get the same crowd support in those countries as here in India? Let's see?

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comment by HP (U1918533)

posted Mar 22, 2009

comment by Moutarde (U9039285)
posted 5 Minutes Ago

Seems a little lacking in class that they would make this announcement on the same day the England women win the world cup. "Don't look at them, look at me, look at me, we are India, look at me!"

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- Moutarde. Yeah how did you guess. India didnt want England to hog the limelight. sounds quite obvious, right? <laugh>

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posted Mar 22, 2009

lol, I can't wait to see IPL take over the counties in England :-D, now we will know how many of them do actually turn up to watch the league matches ;-)

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posted Mar 22, 2009

Not in England please.The rain will interfere a lot and we dont want DL results.SA would be great.

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posted Mar 22, 2009

"lol, I can't wait to see IPL take over the counties in England"
Oh dear, why is it that with Indian fans and the BCCI it's always about "taking over" instead of "working with" or "building a partnership with"?

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posted Mar 22, 2009

If this decision comes as a surprise to anyone then they obviously walk around with there head up their backside and wouldn't know anything about this ridiculous part of the world and it's troubles.

All forms of cricket will be next on the agenda for closure until a couple of back yards start getting their house in order.

It's a shame but it's a fact........

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posted Mar 22, 2009

>>>>"working with" or "building a partnership with"?

We have SA ,OZ,SL ,WI for that....

I would like see some matches played in WI.

I like WI quite a lot....

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posted Mar 22, 2009

Moutarde article stuffed right away...<laugh>
Moutarde
u stupid u should know that u cannot accuse the BBC editors just like that for stupid reasons in their own forum.... <laugh>

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posted Mar 22, 2009

The last thing I want is greedy counties and ECB getting any money out of this. Whats the point ... they cant even make a decent team out of all this money

SA will be better <ok>

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posted Mar 22, 2009

"The reason for excluding them was that BCCI could not guarantee their safety in India."

It was not BCCI, it was the respectable Pakistan government. Just a correction.

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comment by HP (U1918533)

posted Mar 22, 2009

should england women be played in west indies instead of england men <laugh>

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comment by HP (U1918533)

posted Mar 22, 2009

correction - playing.

at least they won a world cup <laugh>

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posted Mar 22, 2009

England Yes!

You may have noticed there is a bit of economic situation on. Anything that gets money into the country at the moment has got to be a good thing, even if it is only 10 or 20 million.

It will also generate more work for people, stewards, bar staff etc.

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posted Mar 22, 2009

southsyd
"All forms of cricket will be next on the agenda for closure until a couple of back yards start getting their house in order."

i can assure u that the 3rd edition of ipl will be held in india, and the 2011 world cup in indian subcontinent(with or without pakistan)....

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posted Mar 22, 2009

It should be held outside of just India anyway its got players from our nation aswell as Australia / West Indies / New Zealand ect it would benefit everyone all round and would get alot of popularity im not saying it should be every year out of India but every other year ie like every 2 years.

2 seasons in India then it goes to England for Example then the following 2 years India again then off to Australia it would be hreat all round.

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posted Mar 22, 2009

"i can assure u that the 3rd edition of ipl will be held in india," I think you assured us the 2nd edition would also be held in India....

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posted Mar 22, 2009

villa man
only if media of some countries do not rant abt ipl, accusing it for the loss of their own team in the international arena...

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posted Mar 22, 2009

Moutarde....Any cricket matches in Luton?

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posted Mar 22, 2009

moutarde
there is no such fixtures such as elections in 2010, and there are no probs. in holding the ipl in india...
moving the ipl out of india is a major embarrasment for the indian govt. and i dont think they would let it happen again...

great stuff u wrote abt bbc editors <laugh>

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posted Mar 22, 2009

BCCI:Lords and Oval is the prefferd venue!

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posted Mar 22, 2009

I think ECB will cancel WI Test tour if they see more money coming in from IPL

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posted Mar 22, 2009

Maybe you are correct and the IPL will limp on through and Indian season next year, but what I'd like to see is this:
a Twenty20 tournament held in a different country each year consisting of the top 4 Indian domestice teams and the top 2 from the other test nations. I think this would satify the BCCI's all-important sponsors and it would also actually get people interested.

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