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Direct BCCI to Hold IPL In India: Lawyer to High Court

Lawstreet Journal 20 Aug 2020 2:07am

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A Pune-base Lawyer, Abhishek Lagoo approached the High Court of Bombay to challenge the decision taken by the Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) to hold the 13th season of Indian Premier League this year in UAE instead of India. The petition filed by him said if IPL will be held outside India then it will cause great economic loss and revenue loss to the country. He also said that the central government from time to time easing the lockdown and allowing the gardens, malls, and other public places to open with proper precautions and full safety measures.

This year’s IPL was to begin in March but due to the Coronavirus pandemic, BCCI postponed that date and not will be held between Sept 19 to Nov 10 at Abu Dhabi, Sharjah and Dubai stadium of the UAE subject to necessary clearance of the government.

Advocate Abhishek Lagoo who claims to be a big fan of cricket said that the IPL is one of the biggest T20 cricket league and its brand value in 2019 was Rs 475 billion and is the revenue is earner for the BCCI. The petition was heard by a division bench of Chief Justice Deepankar Dutta and Justice Revati Mohite Dere on August 18.

The IPL has over the years, become the major economic activity in India, it boosts the economy, generates employment, increases business volumes and various sectors and if the IPL will be held outside India then it will cause a huge revenue and economic… Continue Reading...


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