So many individuals earn their livelihood from IPL, says Sunil Gavaskar | Cricket Information

MUMBAI: Cricket legend Sunil Gavaskar has hailed the Indian Premier League (IPL), saying there are various individuals who earn their livelihood from the cash-rich league, which is ready to start within the UAE from September 19.
“They (the critics) solely see the cash side that’s there within the IPL. They do not take a look at what the IPL does. I feel all of it boils right down to jealousy. Solely those that don’t profit from it, don’t get something from the IPL criticise it,” Gavaskar stated on India Immediately’s newest episode of Inspiration.
“There are such a lot of folks whose livelihoods are there due to the IPL. It may be the fellows who’re on the grounds who paint folks’s faces, people who find themselves making these shirts which are offered exterior the stadiums simply earlier than a match, or the distributors who’ve meals stalls on the stadium. There’s a whole cottage trade across the IPL,” he additional added.
Gavaskar additionally stated that individuals criticise IPL on social media as a result of it’s a tender goal.
“Any individual desires to be a bit well-known on the Web, then you definitely goal the IPL. The IPL is a tender goal,” he stated.
“An argument folks against the IPL give is, we all know Indian cricket and we’re pondering of the great of Indian cricket. Oh, I see, so you’re the solely ones who’re going to be sitting in judgement and telling us what is nice for Indian cricket. In fact, not,” Gavaskar added.

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