The upcoming and much awaited champions league cricket tournament has been postponed with no further dates being announced.
A meeting according to the organizers will take place in december and the tournament may take place next year.
Mumbai is still fighting the terrorists who are sill staying at various rooms of hotel taj and oberio. According to cnn-ibn war in mumbai is still on with gun shots being heard from taj and other hotels. NSG is ready for final assault in Nariman House where Nigerian Tourists are still hostage. This is almost the 20th hour since the event first started last night.
Now coming back to champions league :
Lalit Modi, chairman of the Champions League board said
"We couldn't get a third venue to replace Mumbai at such short notice."Earlier in the morning middlesex team has already cancelled its flight to mumbai and australian teams were also waiting for further orders from their boards and security agencies of their respective countries. English team has already cancelled its tour in the morning and most of the players who were coming for the upcoming tournament have already stopped midway waiting for further notice.
Most of the players were due to stay in hotel Taj for the Mumbai matches. This incident is a big blow to India both socially and financially as cricket, tourists and image of India as a safe and secure nation has dealt a big blog.
The famous quotes like India has arrived on the world stage - is it relevant now? as we are a weak nation who cannot take care of its citizens , terrorists can attack any place of India when they wish.
I am really frustrated now, we need to revamp everything now from police to intelligence agencies and we should keep ourselves alert now as we can't depend on the police always.
Read More - BBC CL T20 Postponed.
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