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IPL 2018: Eliminator and Qualifier 2 shifted from Pune to Eden Gardens

India Today – The 67,000 capacity Eden Gardens emerged as the frontrunner to replace Pune’s MCA stadium as host for Eliminator and Qualifier 2 (BCCI Photo)

HIGHLIGHTSPune was scheduled to host Eliminator and Qualifier 2 but the venue became CSK’s adopted homeEden Gardens emerged as the frontrunner and was adequately compensated by the IPL GCMumbai’s Wankhede Stadium will play host to the Qualifier 1 and the Final
The historic Eden Gardens stadium will host two play-off matches that were originally scheduled in Pune, Indian Premier League governing council confirmed on Friday.

Summary

  • The 67,000 capacity Eden Gardens emerged as the frontrunner to replace Pune’s MCA stadium as host for Eliminator and Qualifier 2 (BCCI Photo)HIGHLIGHTSPune was scheduled to host Eliminator and Qualifier 2 but the venue became CSK’s adopted homeEden Gardens emerged as the frontrunner and was adequately compensated by the IPL GCMumbai’s Wankhede Stadium will play host to the Qualifier 1 and the FinalThe historic Eden Gardens stadium will host two play-off matches that were originally scheduled in Pune, Indian Premier League governing council confirmed on Friday.
  • The GC has confirmed that Kolkata will host the Eliminator and Qualifier 2 on May 23 and 25 respectively, IPL chairman Rajeev Shukla told PTI.
  • As per the original schedule, Pune was scheduled to host the Eliminator and Qualifier 2 but the venue became Chennai Super Kings’ adopted home for six matches owing to security concerns for the Cauvery protests in Tamil Nadu.
  • The 67,000 capacity Eden Gardens emerged as the frontrunner and was adequately compensated by the IPL GC.
  • Mumbai’s Wankhede Stadium will play host to the Qualifier 1 and the Final on May 22 and 27 respectively.


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