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BCCI Announces The Launch Of Premier Cricket League In New Delhi Today

The Board of Control for Cricket in India today unveiled its plans for a global Twenty20 tournament in October 2008 and will be named the Premier Cricket League (PCL).

The PCL will feature two teams from India, competing against domestic Twenty20 finalists from England, Australia and South Africa, the BBC in a report revealed today.

The PCL will also have a £2.5m prize fund, with £1m going to the winners.

Reports said that the PCL has been launched to counter Indian Cricket league, which is due to take start in October and November 2007.

Past and present India captains Rahul Dravid, Sourav Ganguly and Sachin Tendulkar were present at the launch in Delhi, along with former Australia fast bowler Glenn McGrath and ex-New Zealand skipper Stephen Fleming.

Australian leg spinner Shane Warne, who declined ICL offer has supported PCL.

The PCL concept has also been welcomed by the England and Wales Cricket Board and their counteraparts in Australia.

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  1. navneet
    September 26, 2008 at 10:47 pm

    is this a thread or real news

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