- BCCI urges Kashmir Premier League not to approve
- Monty Panesar withdraws from Kashmir Premier League
- KPL with six clubs will start on August 6
The league will be held from August 6 with a line-up of prominent Pakistani players and former players. However, the BCCI is putting a lot of pressure on foreign players to play in the league. Former South African Herschelle Gibbs has revealed this. The BCCI has stated that those who associate with the league will not be allowed to play cricket in India later.
Former England captain Monty Panesar has announced his retirement from the league after the BCCI tightened its grip on the country. Panesar said he had the opportunity to play in the KPL. I thought I could play. However, the BCCI has decided to withdraw from the league following the stand. Panesar said he was interested in working in India in the future.
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Many famous former players are playing in the Kashmir Premier League. Former Sri Lankan cricketer Tillakaratne Dilshan, former Pakistan players Shahid Afridi and Kamran Akmal, as well as current Pakistan players are also part of the tournament. Mohammad Hafeez, Shabad Khan and Shoaib Malik are playing in the tournament. Pakistan is provocatively moving ahead with the Kashmir Premier League amid the India-Pakistan dispute over Kashmir.
There are six teams in the tournament. Five players from each team are from Pakistan-administered Kashmir. Kashmir Parliamentary Special Committee Chairperson Shahriar Khan will join the KPL. Former Pakistan cricketer Wasim Akram is one of the prominent organizers. Shahid Afridi is the brand ambassador. All matches will be played at the Muzaffarabad Cricket Stadium.
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