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Old January 29, 2009, 12:04 PM
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Originally Posted by Tigers_eye
Chris Board and few other blokes have the right idea. For good reason they are skipping IPL.

Hypothetically, our boys are class 9-10 students going to village schools. Some have the maturity of college students. The world cricket established players are similar to Harvard students or graduates. Instead of sending our boys to work, I ask them to apply for IVY league schools. In course of time they will have a better chance of succeeding. IPL is a diploma mill.

Now there are some exceptions like Bill Gates (Sobers type). They are the college dropouts. I wonder how many we have in our (BD players) ranks.
NADA...none...good example...

IPL might give them opportunity to play against quality players but the money impact might destroy this young mind. I would request the players (if they read BC) to understand about the consequences and think serously about their career.
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