ICL calls off World Series tournament

Updated: 27 November 2008 11:52 IST

The Indian Cricket League called off the rest of its Season 2 ICL World Series tournament when the tournament was in its last leg in Ahmedabad.

Ahmedabad:

The Indian Cricket League on Thursday called off the rest of its Season 2 ICL World Series tournament, according to sources close to NDTV.

The tournament was in its last leg in Ahmedabad when the terrorist attack in Mumbai took place on November 26.

"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," Kiran More, ICL Executive Board member, said.

Kapil Dev, Chairman ICL Executive Board, also laid emphasis on coming together and giving support to the citizens of India.

"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."

Topics : Cricket
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