India tour to Zimbabwe in doubt

2015-06-23 06:59
Zimbabwe cricket fans (File)

Harare - Zimbabwe cricket officials say they will meet with their Indian counterparts at the ICC's annual conference this week in Barbados in an attempt to save next month's limited-overs series.

India could pull out of the tour because of the role of broadcaster Ten Sports, which holds the television rights for Zimbabwe's home series. Ten Sports is part of the Essel Group, the company planning to set up a Twenty20 league to rival the Indian cricket board's IPL.

Zimbabwe Cricket chairperson Wilson Manase says there are "issues" that need to be resolved and India's trip could be postponed to next year.

The Indians were meant to play three one-day internationals and two Twenty20 games in Zimbabwe from July 10, a significant money-spinner for the struggling Zimbabwe board.

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