Cricket Current Affairs - 2019

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SUN TV Network acquires Hyderabad IPL franchise

imageSun TV Network won the Hyderabad Franchise of the Indian Premier League (IPL) for a sum of Rs 85.05 crore per annum.

  • On September 15, the BCCI floated tenders for a new IPL franchise after terminating Deccan Chargers’ contract following payment default by the team owners DCHL.
  • DCHL was unable to furnish bank guarantee of Rs 100 crore before October 12, 5 pm deadline.
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Persons in News: Anil Kumble

New Chairman of ICC Cricket Committee

imageFormer India cricketer and captain Anil Kumble was  appointed as the new head of the International Cricket Council’s (ICC) cricket committee. He  replaced former West Indies captain Clive Lloyd.

About ICC Cricket Committee: 

ICC is a 16-member committee which meets twice a year to consult on playing matters and offer suggestions to the ICC on technical aspects and rules of International Cricket.

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