Cricket legends Shane Warne and Sachin Tendulkar are reportedly planning to launch a new T20 league featuring some of the biggest names in the sport.
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According to The Australian, Warne and Tendulkar are believed to be offering players contracts in excess of AU$30,000 a match to former international stars.
Warne and Tendulkar are believed to be aiming to sign 28 players for the Cricket All Stars League, with the likes of Ricky Ponting, Andrew Flintoff and Jacques Kallis reportedly all close to signing deals.
15 games have been planned across a one-and-a-half year period, with the first three matches expected to be held in the United States.
The league is independent of the Essel Group’s planned rebel T20 competition and would not affect the Big Bash League or Indian Premier League.
Both Cricket Australia and the International Cricket Council are both unaware of such plans for a new league, according to the report.