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IPL playoffs to be shifted out of Pune: Sources

IANS  |  Kolkata 

The Board of Control for in India (BCCI) has decided to shift the two (IPL) qualifiers out of Pune, it has been reliably learnt.

Hot on the heels of Pune chosen to host Chennai Super Kings (CSK) matches due to security issues in Chennai, the BCCI officials decided to move the two playoffs scheduled for May 23 and 25, out of Pune, the source said.

It was also learnt that and are the frontrunners to host the matches.

had earlier shown its eagerness to host the playoffs by writing a mail to the BCCI on this.

Asked if the Eden Gardens is ready to host the games, Association of Bengal (CAB) told IANS, "We don't want to take away anyone's game, but given an opportunity Eden Gardens is ready."



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First Published: Fri, April 13 2018. 20:36 IST