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BCCI trying to ensure all IPL 2019 matches take place in India, says acting secretary Amitabh Choudhary

The dates and venues of the IPL are not announced yet as the BCCI is awaiting the schedule of the 2019 general elections which could clash with the T20 league.

BCCI trying to ensure all IPL 2019 matches take place in India, says acting secretary Amitabh Choudhary

Jaipur: BCCI acting secretary Amitabh Choudhary on Monday said the board is trying its best to ensure all matches of the 2019 IPL take place in India.

The dates and venues of the IPL are not announced yet as the BCCI is awaiting the schedule of the 2019 general elections which could clash with the T20 league.

Chennai Superkings players take a selfie during the presentation ceremony on Sunday. Sportzpics

File image of IPL 2018 winners Chennai Super Kings . Sportzpics

"We are trying our best to ensure that not a single game is taken out of India," said Choudhary during the IPL auction here on Tuesday.

Due to the World Cup in England from 30 May-14 July, the IPL is likely to run from last week of March to mid-May.

The BCCI had hosted the tournament in South Africa during the 2009 elections before partially hosting it in the UAE during the 2014 elections.

Updated Date: December 19, 2018 09:19:18 IST

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