Twenty20 tourney is off

NEW DELHI - The inaugural $6million (about R60million) Twenty20 Champions League has been called off because of the deadly attacks in Mumbai, organisers said yesterday.

NEW DELHI - The inaugural $6million (about R60million) Twenty20 Champions League has been called off because of the deadly attacks in Mumbai, organisers said yesterday.

The tournament, featuring the top eight Twenty20 domestic teams from Australia, South Africa, India, England and Pakistan was due to be held from December 3 to 10 in Mumbai, Chennai and Bangalore.

"We held consultations among all the stakeholders, including the founding members, the participating teams and members of the Governing Council after the unfortunate terrorist attacks in Mumbai on Wednesday night," League chairman Lalit Modi said. - Reuters

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