Originally Posted by Neel Here
ICC does not and should not have the right to interfere in domestic competitions. that is a recipe for disaster.
IPL is India's tournament but you can not consider it a domestic tournament. IPL might have started out as a just domestic tournament but it moved past that. If IPL was just a domestic tournament it wouldn't have been that successful in SA. You take out big players that are not from India and IPL will find it very difficult to attract international crowd, it will still be a huge hit because of the large Indian fan base but not as big as it is now. The best way to deal with this problem (board having issue with players not being available and all that) put IPL on the ICC calendar.