Mumbai, Jun 19 (PTI) The BCCI has debarred Indian players from taking part in the Sri Lankan Premier League as the event is being organised by a "private party" based in Singapore instead of the island nation's Cricket Board.
"We took the decision at an informal meeting of 18-20 members held yesterday that no Indian cricketer will be given permission to take part in the league as it is being organised by a private party based in Singapore. The Board's policy is not to allow players to take part in private party-organised tournaments," BCCI president Shashank Manohar told PTI from Nagpur.
Manohar said unless the Board gives them a No Objection Certificate, Indian players cannot participate in the Lankan Twenty20 league.
"We have to give them permission and we have decided not to give it. We have already informed the Sri Lanka Cricket about it," he elaborated.