Clash of interest: IPL absentees irk County coach

Essex head coach Paul Grayson unhappy with top players set to miss large chunks of the County season.

updated: January 30, 2013 16:43 IST
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If the top coaches in English County cricket have their way, several international cricketers may find it difficult to win Indian Premier League contracts from 2014 season.

The lucrative BCCI venture is already a controversial subject as several cricket Boards, especially Australia, see it as an exercise that quickly burns out top cricketers and directly impacts performances in serious cricket.

Essex head coach Paul Grayson is upset that some of his top men will miss large portions of this summer's County calendar because they will be busy in the April 3 to May 26 Premier League in India.

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