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IPL 2020 | Coronavirus | BCCI

Surajeet Das Gupta  |  New Delhi 

The bulk of the BCCI’s revenues comes from this tournament. The tournament was expected to start on March 29.
The bulk of the BCCI’s revenues comes from IPL, which was expected to start on March 29.he bulk of the BCCI’s revenues comes from this tournament. The tournament was expected to start on March 29.

The Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) on Thursday decided to “suspend” the Indian Premier League (IPL) by a fortnight till April 15 on account of the spread of in the country.



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First Published: Fri, March 13 2020. 21:50 IST