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by LeScotsman
Wed Jun 06, 2018 11:39 pm
Forum: Cricket in Canada- general
Topic: Global T20 Canada
Replies: 123
Views: 88039

Re: Global T20 Canada

I am having a really hard time believing the players have been paid in full, airfares and accommodation arranged and paid, that visas for foreign players can be arranged in time, that the ground will be ready, that permits and all other necessary logistics will be ready, and that this event could se...
by LeScotsman
Sun Jun 03, 2018 10:57 pm
Forum: Cricket in Canada- general
Topic: Global T20 Canada
Replies: 123
Views: 88039

Re: Global T20 Canada

Hoping to close a TV rights deal for three weeks of broadcasting just four weeks from the start of an event without any back up. TV deals have to be negotiated and fixed years in advance. Broadcasters can’t just clear 3 weeks of scheduled programming, or sell all the ad slots within days. Who will b...
by LeScotsman
Sun Jun 03, 2018 3:26 pm
Forum: Cricket in Canada- general
Topic: Global T20 Canada
Replies: 123
Views: 88039

Re: Global T20 Canada

Wow, even more expensive! Just taking 4 of the star picks in each team, 4 x 90,000$ salary x 6 teams = 2,160,000$! Before we add in salaries for the next 72 players, 6 coaches, and everything else. Prob $3 million in salaries alone!! Whose credit card is that going on? Even if they sold all 7,000 ti...
by LeScotsman
Fri Jun 01, 2018 2:59 pm
Forum: Cricket in Canada- general
Topic: Global T20 Canada
Replies: 123
Views: 88039

Re: Global T20 Canada

Who on earth are the franchise owners? Is there really a room with 6 billionaires in it, eager to blow millions of dollars in the next few days, pondering over the website registrants, wondering if they bat or bowl, and hoping to negotiate and signs deals with overseas stars?
by LeScotsman
Thu May 31, 2018 7:16 pm
Forum: Cricket in Canada- general
Topic: Global T20 Canada
Replies: 123
Views: 88039

Re: Global T20 Canada

Oh my god, have you seen Mercuri's website? This does not fill me with confidence. For a design, marketing and video company, it looks like something knocked up on clipart with a free web template on a weekend. http://www.mercurimedia.com/aboutus.html To run a league like this it would require hundr...
by LeScotsman
Wed May 30, 2018 1:34 pm
Forum: Cricket in Canada- general
Topic: Global T20 Canada
Replies: 123
Views: 88039

Re: Global T20 Canada

Remember this total farce? http://www.cbc.ca/news/canada/toronto/cricket-stars-fume-wait-to-be-paid-for-toronto-event-1.1174822 In the total absence of numbers, specifics, viable economics, track record, and common sense (let's forget ticket sales and TV rights for the moment), what are the likely s...
by LeScotsman
Mon May 28, 2018 9:58 am
Forum: Cricket in Canada- general
Topic: Global T20 Canada
Replies: 123
Views: 88039

Re: Global T20 Canada

Less than 5 weeks to organise ground, seating, pitches, ticketing system and sales, sponsors, marketing, player contracts, visas, flights from around the world, domestic flights, local transport, hotels, coaching staff, support staff, ground staff, staff training, match officials, permits, utilities...