Kolkata, March 30: Team India was defeated by Australia in semi-final match of ICC World Cup 2015. People in this cricket-loving country were disappointed but they soon will get rid of the shock as Indian Premier League (IPL) is all set to start from April 7.
IPL, which always encounter with several controversies, may face another one as the defending champion Kolkata Knight Riders (KKR) may pull out of this IPL 8.
According to sources, Shahrukh Khan's team KKR threatened to pull out of the league if BCCI does not clear its star spinner Sunil Narine. [Bengal chit fund: Now, Shah Rukh Khan's company under scanner?]
The franchise also threatened to drag the the Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) to court over the same issue.
The West Indian player, who earlier was bannedfor his suspect action during the 2014 Champions League and many other matches, recently received clearance from ICC after his bio-mechanical test in Loughborough. [Trouble for Shah Rukh Khan? Mumbai police asked to file FIR against actor for Wankhede brawl]
Despite ICC's clearance, BCCI insisted that the off-spinner has to undergo another round of testing at the Sri Ramachandra University in Chennai before participating in IPL 8.
However, KKR officials reportedly asserted that the player should not be forced to undergo another test when ICC has already given him clearance. KKR is scheduled the play the first match against Mumbai Indians (MI) at Eden Garden in Kolkata on April 8.