London:The Indian Cricket League (ICL) is might take legal action against the International Cricket Council if the world body does not take up its application seeking 'official status' by next week.
Jeremy Roberts, the ICL's counsel, said his clients were mulling various options if the ICC does not take up the matter soon.
"Our clients still want to coexist peacefully with the Indian Premier League and they want to work with the national boards. They are hoping to receive a response from the ICC over the next week or so. If that doesn't materialise, they will be considering their options closely," Roberts was quoted as saying by 'The Telegraph'.
ICL Business Head Himanshu Mody had said on September 16 in New Delhi that the ICC has been treating their application for recognition in a tardy manner and if they don't hear soon from the world body, the 'rebel' league would look for other options.
"We had first applied for recognition in April. But till now nothing concrete has come out. I feel the ICC is trying to delay the matter, they had last sent a letter asking why did we start the league and like that.
"We had recently sent a reply but they are acting in a tardy manner," he had said.