Indian Express – By: PTI | Mumbai | Published: February 18, 2018 2:02 The SCA said that it hoped the request would get a positive response.
- By: PTI | Mumbai | Published: February 18, 2018 2:02 The SCA said that it hoped the request would get a positive response.
- (BCCI Photo)The Saurashtra Cricket Association has requested the Indian cricket board and the IPL Governing Council for a chance to stage one play-off game of the T20 League this season.
- The SCA, in an email to the BCCI and the IPL GC, stated, “We have successfully staged ten IPL matches during Season 9 and Season 10, our stadium being the home ground of the Gujarat Lions.
- The SCA’s media release further stated that hosting a playoff match to be staged during the upcoming season “will meaningfully enhance the enthusiasm of cricket loving spectators of IPL in general and Gujarat in particular.”
- IPL 2018 is set to commence with the opening game between defending champions Mumbai Indians and arch-rivals Chennai Super Kings, the latter making a comeback after a two-year suspension, at the Wankhede Stadium here on April 7.