Monday, February 2, 2009

SHC allows ICL cricketers to play domestic cricket

KARACHI: Sindh High Court (SHC) on Monday allowed cricketers who joined Indian controversial Indian Cricket League (ICL) to take part in domestic cricket.

SHC issued a notice to Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) to submit its reply till February 10.

Pakistan has banned 20 of its leading cricketers because of their association with the ICL.

The Indian Cricket Board had adopted a hard-line approach against the ICL, barring Indian cricketers associated with the unofficial league from accessing even their local college grounds. It also used its significant influence within the ICC to ensure other national boards imposed similar bans on ICL cricketers and officials.

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