Mohan is a little disenchanted with the IPL, worrying about its length and ability to generate fan following, while Richard wants to rethink the league format of county cricket to make it more competitive. Continuing in the rethinking mode but this time on the relationship between the IPL and all the money swilling around, the Business Standard has interviews on accountability, the Hindu on outsourcing marketing in the IPL, and Partab Ramchand somehow concludes that cricket is no longer a sport:
Cricket is no longer a sport, it is a business and that point has
just been driven home by the failures of two high-profile teams and the
reactions to their disastrous campaigns.
What's the contradiction? Lastly, in this series of links, Vivek Chaudhary contrasts money in the English Premiership and in the IPL.
Ottayan links to Robin's link to a touching Times of India story on Gony.