Key points stated by the BCCI to Bombay HC in relation to Maharashtra drought
BCCI has also stated that the board will provide equivalent amount of water used for the Indian Premier League.
New Delhi: Here are the key points the BCCI has stated to the Bombay High Court against the plea of shifting the Indian Premier League out of drought-hit Maharashtra.
The Bombay High Court will take a final decision today in connection with moving the cash-rich league out of the state or not.
# BCCI has informed the court that, they will try to shift matches in Nagpur somewhere else.
# BCCI also argued against the plea saying that transferring matches would have been possible if it was taken a month back.
# The Mumbai and Pune franchise will donate Rs.5 crore each towards the CM's drought relief fund.
# Usage of sewage water and not tank water for watering the pitches.
# BCCI is ready to supply 64 lakh litres of un-potable water to drought affected areas in Maharashtra.
# RWITC has given undertaking about supply of required recycled sewage water for Mumbai and Pune stadiums.
# BCCI has also stated that the board will provide equivalent amount of water used for the Indian Premier League.
#Transferring IPL matches will be a logistical nightmare.
# BCCI questioned that how many 5-star hotels and pools are closed owing to the crisis in the state?