India’s T20 league offers much more besides the pinnacle of the game with opportunities to build a brand and doors opened to a billion-strong Indian market
London has staged NFL, MLB and NBA matches in London in the past and the London Mayor hopes IPL matches can also be staged in the capital.
London Mayor Sadiq Khan has thrown his weight behind bringing the Indian Premier League to the capital as he seeks re-election next month. Khan, who batted and bowled this morning against junior players at Kingstonian Cricket Club in south-west London, would like to bring fixtures in future editions of the tournament to Lord’s and the Kia Oval.
Cameron Champ, the only American player of Black heritage at the Masters, said he was disappointed in the new voting restrictions in Georgia, where the Augusta tournament takes place. "As you can tell, it really targets certain Black communities and makes it harder to vote, which to me it's everyone's right to vote," Champ said, two days ahead of the first round at Augusta National. Obviously, with MLB (Major League Baseball) and what they did and moving the All-Star game was a big statement.