ICC bars electronic media from coverage of WC

The ICC on Monday barred electronic media from covering the remaining matches of the cricket World Cup 2011 for breaching the media guidelines.

ICC on Monday said that the electronic media has breached the media guidelines thus it would not be allowed to cover the practice session and the press conference related to the World Cup.

The electronic media other then ESPN and Star Sports will not be covering the two semifinals and final match of the tournament.

This will be applicable to both the semifinals in Colombo and Mohali and the final in Mumbai.

The Broadcast Editors’ Association and the National Broadcasters Association (NBA) have decided to approach the Information and Broadcasting (I&B) ministry on the matter.

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