30 May 2007

India v South Africa in Ireland off?

If you've been reading Cricket Burble for a while, you'll know my views on internationals being played at neutral venues purely to try and generate extra revenue for the various boards. So it was good to see that the deal between the BCCI and Zee TV has fallen through, putting the June series between South Africa and India in Belfast in doubt. Why negotiations were going on so close to the scheduled date of the matches is difficult to understand, but if the result is that a pointless series is avoided then there is at least a positive....

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