Mubashshir Usmani

WE TOLD YOU SO. The Emirates Cricket Board secretary Mubashshir Usmani said Friday that the ECB is eager to fill up 30-50 per cent of the stadiums with spectators when the Indian Premier League is held in the UAE, provided the Emirati authorities approve. 

For the record, Usmani's comments confirm a report first put out in the Indian media by SportzPower - that the IPL would NOT to be held behind closed doors.