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Why does the richest cricket board in the world pay its players peanuts for official matches, thus paving the way for making IPL their real cash bonanza

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Asked by Stone Heart, 10 Feb '12 05:46 pm
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For cricket aficionados, ever since the England [ Images ] tour commenced, it has been a season of heartburn or a chronic stomach upset. Overnight from being infallible role models, the Indian cricketers have been pulverised into a syrupy pulp, and the demand for their heads to be guillotined has risen into an unstoppable crescendo.

No one is being spared; in fact the sacrosanct territory of the hitherto unimagined Sachin Tendulkar [ Images ] has also been breached. MS Dhoni [ Images ], not so long ago in hot demand by Corporate India as role model CEO Captain Cool is seen as chicken-hearted, unduly circumspect, uninspiring and insipid. It has been a cataclysmic downfall.
Of course, the Board of Control for Cricket in India big daddies and their pusillanimous selectors have casually blamed the ignominious defeats on the vagaries of the game; fair enough, but hardly substantive or convincing. While several reasons are attributed for India's abject surrender, from ageing seniors, ...more
Answered by Ataur Rahman, 10 Feb '12 05:47 pm

 
  
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They are bound,i suppose by international regulations
Answered by anil garg, 23 Feb '12 05:08 pm

 
  
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Since generating money is identified as the sole yardstick for success, there is no way the Game can succeed. It will definitely succumb to market pressures. Unless, they can stop the rot, youth (already deeply fascinated with cyber options), will forever turn away from Cricket too.
Answered by Citizen Court, 22 Feb '12 05:18 pm

 
  
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Cricketers make more money advertising and endorsing products than in their chosen field.
Answered by Uncommon Freind, 10 Feb '12 05:48 pm

 
  
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