Cricket: India Unveil Plans for Champions Twenty20 League

Jonathon MurphyCorrespondent IJune 8, 2008

The Board of Control for Indian Cricket has announced plans for a Twenty20 cricket league involving some of the best teams around the globe in the style of the Football Champions' League.

This cricket league will consist of eight of the worlds best teams, that is, two  teams from each of England, Australia, India and South Africa.

In England, there is a Twenty20 cup and whoever are the finalists will have a place in the Champions' League.

This will surely be an amazing event if the Board of Cricket for India can pull it off. I really hope they do. I truly believe this event will put cricket on the map.

The jackpot of this event will be £2.5 million, with £1 million going to the lucky winners.

It will take place in October and run until the end November, probably starting in 2009.

Many countries do have similar leagues to this but this will be the first consisting of the world's best club cricket teams.

It will surely be a remarkable event; lets hope the plans happen!