Aug 24, 2008

ICC Champions Trophy Postponed

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ICC Champions Trophy has been postponed to October 2009 as according to the latest news reports, David Morgan, the ICC President announced this decision during a teleconference with all the members of the Board.

Citing the inability to conduct the Cricket tournament at a short notice and with the criterion of conducting it in best terms looking unfulfilled the ICC chief Haroon Lorgat said the postponement of the tournament is inevitable until further notice.

Earlier at least five of the Board members of the eight member countries tournament opted out citing security reasons, indicating the players concerns related to the overall security situation in the host nation of Pakistan. India totally favoured in the decision of conducting the Tournament in Pakistan, and did not see any reason why the Tournament cannot be conducted there.

The board members will meet again in Dubai in september to decide the final dates of the tournament.


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