The Karnataka Premier League franchises have fetched Rs 35 crores
. Kumble and Srinath don't see anything good
in this model. They think, too much money at an early age can have a negative effect on these youngsters. Moreover, a more valid point, is that T20 should not be allowed to get into the grassroots level, as it will misguide the players a lot.
The New Zealand A team will be coming to India for the Buchi Babu tournament
. It is a tournament for state teams, with an overseas team invited. The matches run two days, ninety overs a day. Shane Bond, it seems, is coming back with them this year- he was there last year as well.