Melbourne: Former Australian batsman Brad Hodge has asked the Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) to pay the dues of his services for the Kochi Tuskers Kerala in the IPL 2011 season.
Brad Hodge asked for his salary from BCCI
Brad Hodge said on his Twitter handle, ‘The players still have 35 per cent outstanding, which they had to meet while playing for Kochi 10 years ago. Is there any hope of getting this amount from BCCI?
Kochi’s franchise was suspended
Brad Hodge played 14 matches for Kochi and scored 285 runs at an average of 35.63. The BCCI suspended the Kochi franchise after one season and could not participate in the 2012 season, as their owners could not pay the bank guarantee of 10 per cent of the franchise fee.
Kochi was bought for Rs 1550 crore
Kochi was bought for Rs 1550 crore and the owner had to pay Rs 156 crore every year as a bank guarantee, but she could not pay it.