The Chinnaswamy stadium in Bengaluru has been proposed as the new venue for the IPL final after the Bombay High Court ordered the shifting of matches out of drought-hit Maharashtra. IPL chairman Rajeev Shukla also met the representatives of Mumbai and Pune franchises to zero in on the new venues.
As per a report by PTI, Rajeev Shukla voiced the reason behind the thought process to shift the May 29 final. “We will propose before the Governing Council that Final and Qualifier 1 be shifted to Bengaluru, while Qualifier 2 and Eliminator to Kolkata,” Shukla told reporters after the meeting.
“After speaking to the franchises, we have given them four options: Raipur, Jaipur, Kanpur, and Visakhapatnam. Mumbai Indians have asked for time till the day after tomorrow (to give their preference),” added Shukla.
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Bombay High Court on Wednesday had ruled on Wednesday that all the IPL matches scheduled in the month of May in drought-hit Maharashtra must be shifted to a new location. A total of 13 matches will be shifted out of Maharashtra, including the two knockout matches and IPL final on May 29. The