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ECB is jealous of IPL’s success says Kevin Peterson

Former England player Kevin Peterson says that England and Wales cricket board (ECB) was feeling jealous of Indian premier league which was receiving huge response than any other tournaments and because of that it is not adjusting their schedule to leave a gap for IPL which resulting that their players are not being part of it .Kevin expressed this view in his auto biography ‘KP’. All English players are in fear that if they play IPL they may not be picked for national team.” The ECB won’t reduce their own schedule because it has a television contract with sky that provides a good chunk of their revenue. “The IPL has a potential audience of a billion people in India alone it is an adrenalin rush. The format is built on aggression and thrills .You are paid and looked after for better . I have got to make a living .Your career passes you by quickly. “The IPL is the future” , he said.

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