Mumbai attacks: ICL calls off World series

Published: Friday, November 28, 2008, 10:24 [IST]
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ICLAhmedabad: The Indian Cricket League (ICL) today called off the rest of its second season.

The tournament was in its last leg here when the terrorist attacks in Mumbai took place late last night.

The ICL chairman Kapil Dev said, ''The teams have shown confidence in the ICL management and has supported the decision to call off the tour.

''In this hour of unprecedented tragedy in Mumbai we would like to extend all our support to the citizens of India,'' he added.

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The ICL board member Kiran More said, ''We have taken the decision of calling off the rest of the ICL World Series tourament.

''We believe that it is inappropiate to continue the series under the given circumstances. All players and officials are under approriate security,'' he said.


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