Sports: Champions League T20 scrapped with immediate effect

(From Press Trust of India)

Just a day after Supreme Court appointed Justice Lodha Committee gave a stinging verdict suspending IPL teams CSK and Rajasthan Royals for two years, cricket authorities on Wednesday decided to scrap the Champions League T20 tournament with immediate effect.

Chennai Super Kings celebrate after winning the final CLT20 match against Kolkata Knight Riders  in 2014

Chennai Super Kings celebrate after winning the final CLT20 match against Kolkata Knight Riders in 2014 in Bangalore

“The Governing Council of the Champions League Twenty20 (CLT20) has confirmed that the CLT20 competition will be discontinued with immediate effect. The Governing Council of the CLT20, comprising representatives of the Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI), Cricket South Africa (CSA) and Cricket Australia (CA) made the decision unanimously,” a media release said.

“As such, the 2015 CLT20 scheduled for September and October will not go ahead as planned,” said the release. Read more



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