Cricket Association moved to the Supreme Court against the High Court’s decision for shifting of IPL events out of Maharashtra

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Mumbai: After feeling aggrieved due to the verdict of the Bombay High court, made on 13th day of April, where that court had ordered shifting of the Indian Premier League matches within state of Maharashtra, out of the state after 30th of this month, the Mumbai and Maharashtra Cricket Association- MCA has moved to the honourable Supreme Court of India, challenging this verdict of the high Court.

It was seen that the Bombay high court has decided the issue of the water crisis situation prevailing in the state, and also considered the financial losses which the IPL organizers are to face, and after considering all such stations among others, the court had decided that the post April IPL matches which were to be held in the state, should be shifted out of state. As such, it was seen that the Court allowed the playing of Mumbai Indians and Rising Pune Supergiants match to be held in Pune on May 1.

However, still the organizers who are feeling aggrieved, moved to the Apex court and claimed that their side to be heard on the shifting of the matches for IPL this years. It was seen that the joint plea was preferred by the petitioners in the Apex Court in this connection.

Also, it was seen that the said matter was taken before the bench of the apex court, Justice- Dipak Misra and Justice- Shiva Kirti Singh. While so, the representing senior advocate- Kapil Sibal mentioned the plea and the court as such listed the matter for hearing on 25th day of this April.

It was seen that the organizers or cricket association in their plea claimed that it will not be using the potable water for the cricket pitches, however, it will use only sewage water in that place.

It was reported earlier that the after the date mentioned by the High Court, there are several matches including 6 matches in Pune, 4 matches in Mumbai and 3 matches in Nagpur, are to be held, but now the boundary line is given by the court as 30th of this month, now, the situation is entirely based on the coming decision of the Apex Court.

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