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HC questions IPL matches in Maharashtra, hearing today

Suggests shifting of IPL matches to other states

BS Reporter  |  Mumbai 

Days before the annual run of one of the richest cricket leagues in the world, the Indian Premier League (IPL), the high court here has questioned the rationale of organising these matches in Maharashtra when the state is under drought. The observations were made during the hearing of a public interest suit by a Mumbai-based non-government body, Loksatta Movement. It wants the IPL matches, scheduled in this city, Pune and Nagpur, to be relocated  to other states. The respondents include the Board of Control for Cricket in India and three cricket associations in Maharashtra. They are ...

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First Published: Thu, April 07 2016. 00:21 IST
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