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'McGrath, Warne agree to join ICL'

More Australian players are on the verge of signing up to play in the League, The Australian reports.

cricket Updated: Jul 26, 2007 18:58 IST

According to Indian cricket great Kapil Dev, Shane Warne and Glenn McGrath have signed in to play in the breakaway Indian Cricket League, Australian newspaper The Australian said in a report.

The paper also reported Dev as saying that more Australian players are on the verge of signing up to play the Twenty20 league.

The former Indian skipper also added that the new league would be "the most exciting thing" to emerge in world cricket in recent times and would allow players to take advantage of the fact that "78 per cent of the money in world cricket is generated through cricket in India".

However, Dev declined to confirm reports that Warne would receive up to $2million to play in the league for three years or that West Indian star Brian Lara would be paid $500,000 a season.