Champions League T20 discontinued by BCCI


Mumbai: The Champions League Twenty20 (CLT20) tournament has been discontinued by BCCI with immediate effect. The confirmation of this came from the Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) on Wdnesday. “The Governing Council of the Champions League Twenty20 (CLT20) has today confirmed that the CLT20 competition will be discontinued with immediate effect,” a media advisory from the Indian cricket board said on Wednesday.”The Governing Council of the CLT20, comprising representatives of the Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI), Cricket South Africa (CSA) and CricketAustralia (CA) made the decision unanimously. As such the 2015 CLT20 scheduled for September and October will not go ahead as planned,” it added. The competition was launched in 2009 by the BCCI with Cricket Australia (CA) and Cricket South Africa (CSA). The Governing Council determined that the discontinuation of the league was the most appropriate decision due to the tournament’s limited public following.