Twenty20 league

JOHANNESBURG: Third time lucky? A little under four years after Southern Africa's dominant sportscaster SuperSport's pulling the plug on an equity deal with Cricket South Africa (CSA) to mount a franchise-based T20 league was the principal reason for its "crashing and burning", the two parties have come together again.

CSA and SuperSport announced Friday the signing of an agreement to form a new company that will manage a new T20 competition, the name for which is yet to be decided upon.  

Feb 10, 2021 10:02
DUBAI: Emirates Cricket Board (ECB) announced Tuesday that UAE’s own exclusive Twenty20 league has been sanctioned by ECB chairman Nahayan Mabarak Al Nahayan to Dubai Sports City and will soon be held in the UAE.  The dates being considered are December 2021 and January 2022.
Mar 06, 2020 16:03
KATHMANDU: The Everest Premier League (EPL), Nepal's IPL templated franchise-based Twenty20 league, has been postponed due to the novel coronavirus threat, the organisers of the event have said. According to a report in ESPNCricinfo, the EPL, which was to start on March 14, would be rescheduled for “the closest possible time whenever the situation is favourable”.
Jun 11, 2019 17:06
MUMBAI: Having made clear that his innings in the Indian Premier League (IPL) is done and dusted post his retirement from all forms of the game, Yuvraj Singh is all set to be the first active Indian cricket superstar to ply his wares in ICC-recognised international Twenty20 leagues. Yuvraj, 37, said that at this stage of his career he is ready to play some "fun" cricket and enjoy life.
Jun 10, 2019 18:06
MUMBAI: Swashbuckling Indian all-rounder Yuvraj Singh announced his retirement from all forms of cricket Monday. The Punjab southpaw, a crucial cog in the Indian units that won the 2007 T20I World Cup and 2011 ICC World Cup, has been reported to be seriously contemplating retirement to pursue a career in ICC approved foreign Twenty20 leagues.
May 20, 2019 11:05
MUMBAI: Yuvraj Singh, one of India’s greatest limited overs cricketers, is seriously contemplating retirement from international cricket and pursue a freelance career in ICC approved foreign Twenty20 leagues. The Punjab left-hander would make a final decision only if he gets permission from the BCCI, PTI reports.
Mar 06, 2018 13:03
MUMBAI: The International Cricket Council will consider proposals designed to protect all formats of international cricket amid the proliferation of domestic Twenty20 leagues across the cricketing world, The Guardian reports. Chief executives of the full member boards will meet to discuss the proposal in Kolkata in April, the report states.
Feb 09, 2018 15:02
COLOMBO: Sri Lanka Cricket (SLC) is taking another shot at having its own franchise based Twenty20 league, with the board stating that plans are underway to resurrect the Sri Lankan Premier League later this year.