Pune and Chennai have been added to the record of host venues for this season’s Indian Premier League after having missed out on the mega-occasion in 2014 due to totally different causes. The league matches of the 2015 version will get underway on April 8, and the ultimate match will be played on May 24, the IPLgoverning council announced on Tuesday.
“The 2015 season of the IPL will commence Wednesday, April 8 and conclude Sunday, May 24,” Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) secretary Sanjay Patel said in a release.
“At the request of King’s XI Punjab, we’ve determined to allot two or three of their house video games to Pune,” council members advised reporters on the conclusion of the assembly. Pune missed out on internet hosting matches at the brand new stadium on the town outskirts after BCCI scrapped the town’s franchisee outfit final yr.
The Maharashtra Cricket Association Stadium has solely been internet hosting home first-class matches since.
It is known that Kings XI determined to transfer out of Mohali due to lukewarm spectator response at their main residence floor.