Rishi Kapoor Asked Why No Pakistani Players In IPL?

Amidst report suggests that there have been a fresh ceasefire violation by Pakistan at Line of Control, and veteran Bollywood actor Rishi kapoor is keen to see Pakistani cricketers in Indian premier league IPL 2017.

Rishi kapoor took to Twitter on Tuesday to cut down on existing hostility between both the nations and urged the authorities to include Pakistani cricketers in IPL and make them a part of the game once again.

He tweeted, “IPL, You got the world players. Afghanis are making debut this year, My plea is please consider Pakistani players. Phir se match hoga! Hum Bde log h, please.” He also praised the involvement of foreign players in IPL and also appreciated debut of Afghanis through his tweet. He made a similar appeal last year which feel on deaf years and result nothing.

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Indian premier league has had a significant inspiring league that attracts the international talent from all around the world. However Pakistani players involvement has been banned continually for the third season. Around 11 Pakistani players were in the auction list in 2010 for third season , but none of them were picked up by franchises. They said that the diplomatic difference between two countries is the main reason for not picking up any of the Pakistani players for IPL.

As no Pakistani players has been playing IPL since 2008, which is considered as the year of inception. While Azhar Mohammad featured in some editions representing kings XI Punjab, because of his British passport.

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This year two new players from Afghanistan, Muhammad Nabi and Rashid Khan are making debut in sunrises Hyderabad.

The tension between the two neighbouring countries had been reached at all time high position after 26/11. The two nations haven’t played any test series in last decade. Though they continue to play international tournaments.

While few peoples tweeted positively on this tweet and said that the sports should be kept away from politics and the problems that occurred between two nations . On the other hand there were few peoples who think that tweet was insensitive and insulting.

In 2015, Shiv Sena, protested against reviving India-Pakistan cricket ties and for that Wasim Akram and Shoaib Akhtar had pulled out of commentating for the fifth match between India and South Africa.

IPL 2017 Opening Ceremony In 8 Different Cities

Indian premier league is a kind of addiction for not only the Indians but for the whole world because IPL is different from other domestic league played in other countries because it has glamour it has money and most importantly it brings together so many great player on one stage. People want to see their favourite players on a single team played with each other.

The IPL is a big thing for BCCI also because they get lots of money and popularities from IPL. Players from many countries always want to be a part of IPL. IPL brings happiness to the home of Indians and they always get excited to their favourite teams.

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This is 10 edition of IPL and there is tradition of opening ceremony for the IPL and all the past edition had their ceremony in a particular place with the players and the captain of all the teams, but the good news for all the host cities is that there shall be 8 different opening ceremonies on 8 different cities. IPL chairman Rajeev Shukla said that,  a unanimous decision was taken by the members of the governing council to give fans from all the host cities a taste of the gala opening ceremony.

Rajeev Shukla said that it would be unfair to say that it was only his idea. He continued that all the members sat together and decided to have separate opening ceremonies across all the host cities so that all the fans from different cities can have the enjoyment of opening ceremony and be the part of it. He also added that the various segments of the ceremony will be our culture and all the cities will get the chance to show their culture to the world. He also said that performances from Bollywood stars, spirit of cricket signing and other events will be there. Those are:

April 5, Hyderabad: Sunrisers Hyderabad vs Royal Challengers Bangalore

Stadiu: Rajiv Gandhi International Stadium.

Performer: Amy Jackson

April 6, Pune: Rising Pune Supergiants v Mumbai Indians

Stadium:Maharashtra Cricket Association Stadium.

Performer: Riteish Deshmukh

April 7, Rajkot: Gujarat Lions v Kolkata Knight Riders

Stadium: Saurashtra Cricket Association Stadium.

Performer: Tiger Shroff

April 8, Indore: Kings XI Punjab v Rising Pune Supergiants

Stadium: Holkar Cricket Stadium.

Performer: Yet to be confirmed

April 8, Bangalore: Royal Challengers Bangalore v Delhi Daredevils

Stadium: M Chinnaswamy Stadium.

Performer: Yet to be confirmed.

April 9, Mumbai: Mumbai Indians v Kolkata Knight Riders

Stadium: Wankhede Stadium.

Performer: Yet to be confirmed.

April 13, Kolkata: Kolkata Knight Riders v Kings XI Punjab

Stadium: Eden Gardens.

Performer: Shraddha Kapoor and Monali Thakur.

April 15, New Delhi: Delhi Daredevils v Kings XI Punjab

Stadium: Feroz Shah Kotla Ground.

Performer: Parineeti Chopra will perform.

This is a brand new idea taken by the IPL committee and all the teams and their fans will get a chance to enjoy the opening ceremony in their city. So people will definitely like this idea which will make it more popular and this idea will take more attention of the supporters. This is a very good news for the IPL supporters and people will get more chance to show their support to their team and also they will get more enjoyment.

Unsold Ishant Sharma Accepted By King XI Punjab In IPL

Leading Indian player Ishant Sharma in the present day was chosen for the tenth Indian premier League by Kings XI Punjab an immense boost to his Twenty 20 career subsequent to the setback of going unsold in the player’s auction. At present India’s senior most pacer in the Test squad i.e. 77 matches, Ishant went unsold at the IPL Players auction in February where his base price was a monstrous i.e. 2 crore Rs. His name came up twice but none of the eight franchises picked him, generally due to his base price.

On the other hand, it is unstated that Kings XI Punjab whose tempo attack wants a bit of understanding got Ishant on board. Over the years Ishant has played for a number of franchises starting from Kolkatta Knight Riders, Sunrisers Hyderabad, Deccan Chargers and Rising Pune Supergiants. The twenty-eight years Ishant has 88 wickets from the 107 Twenty-Twenty matches he has participated and has an economy rate of 7.75 with most excellent bowling figures of 5 for 12.

Sehwag revealed the conclusion has been taken keeping in mind the significance of bowling factor in the game and maintaining that it is high-quality bowling which often plays a very important role in endearing match. Talking concerning the overall squad the opening batsman alleged that it would consist of five bowlers and six batsman. Sehwag who believes that IPL offers a great break for the youngsters to cement their position in the national squad, alleged Kings XI are at present suffering down in the table and therefore they would endeavor their best to perk up their performance. Ishant went unsold in the IPL auctions held in Bengaluru previous month subsequent to setting a base price of 2 crore Rs. Kings XI will at present be the fifth franchise.