|Photos||Video & Audio||Blogs||Statistics||Archive||Fantasy||Mobile|
July 6, 2012
News : Waqar, Moody appointed coaches in SLPL
News : Jayasuriya among top picks in SLPL
Report : Impressive Yorkshire reach last eight
News : Sri Lanka name 56 foreign players for SLPL
Players/Officials: Adam Voges
Nottinghamshire are confident that overseas batsman and Twenty20 captain Adam Voges will not be leaving the county at a critical stage of the season to compete in the inaugural Sri Lanka Premier League, which is due to begin next month.
Although Voges, the former Australia international who has played in the IPL and more recently for Melbourne Stars in the Big Bash League, is listed as one of eight overseas players on the roster of the Kandurata franchise, Notts insist his obligations at Trent Bridge will be met in full.
"He is with us for the rest of the season, he will not be going to Sri Lanka," a Nottinghamshire spokesman said. The new competition features seven teams and will run from August 10-31. Finals Day in the Friends Life t20, for which Notts are among the favourites to qualify, is on August 25.
A total of 56 overseas players - which did not comprise any from England or India - were selected by the seven franchises via a draft system.
Apart from Voges, there were 17 other Australians named, including Brad Hodge, Dirk Nannes, Clint McKay and Ryan Harris. Chris Gayle, Kemar Roach and Fidel Edwards are among the West Indies contingent, although Kieron Pollard and Dwayne Bravo, as well as offspinner Sunil Narine, were not included.
© ESPN Sports Media Ltd.
|Comments have now been closed for this article
The former Indian openers haven't been shining lately, but the IPL presents an opportunity for them to show their class
They were making good progress in building a world-class side, but not getting rid of Kevin Pietersen after the texting saga in 2012 cost them greatly
Twenty years ago this week, Brian Lara became Test cricket's highest scorer, but he almost didn't make it
Mahela Jayawardene and Kumar Sangakkara go over their World T20 win, and feel grateful to have fans whose support remains unwavering in victory and defeat
Plays of the day from the IPL match between Chennai Super Kings and Kings XI Punjab in Abu Dhabi
Having the top Associate team play the lowest-ranked Test side without the threat of relegation shows how votes mean more to the ICC than results
Brian Lara's 375 had a sense of inevitability to it, while the 400 came amid a backdrop of strikes and the threat of a whitewash
If they are to live up to their potential in next year's World Cup at home, they need to look within and search for inspiration pronto