Punjab CM urges BCCI to include Mohali Cricket stadium for IPL

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CHANDIGARH: Expressing surprise over the exclusion of Mohali from the list of venues short-listed for the upcoming IPL, Punjab Chief Minister Amarinder Singh on Tuesday appealed to the BCCI to reconsider the decision.
The CM also assured that his government would make all necessary arrangements for the safety of players amid the COVID-19 pandemic.
“I am surprised at the exclusion of Mohali Cricket stadium for the upcoming IPL season. I urge and appeal to @BCCI and @IPL to reconsider their decision. There is no reason why Mohali can’t host IPL and out government will make all necessary arrangements for safety against #Covid19,” the CM tweeted.
The Punjab Cricket Stadium (PCA) at Mohali has been the home base of Punjab Kings franchise.
Delhi, Ahmedabad, Kolkata, Bengaluru and Chennai have been shortlisted as potential venues but the BCCI is yet to take a final call on the matter.

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