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Wednesday 13 December 2017
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BCCI allocates matches to Himachal body

Dharamshala: A day after the HPCA got its stadiums back from the state government on the intervention of the high court; the BCCI has allocated national matches to the state cricket body.

Mohit Sood, HPCA’s press secretary claimed that BCCI has allowed hosting various cricket ties at Dharamsala, Lunu and Amtar stadiums. The Ranji Trophy Group C matches would be played in Dharamsala from Nov 14 to Dec 1, while Col C.K. Nayudu Trophy (U-25) (Plate A) at Amtar near Hamirpur town from Nov 22 to Dec 2, Cooch Behar Trophy (U-19) (Elite- A) at Lunu near Bilaspur Dec 1 to 11 and Vijay Merchant Trophy (U-16) – at Amtar from Dec 11 to 18.

Earlier, state government had taken over the properties of HPCA and State cricket body had approached High Court, where it restore “status quo ante” in respect of the takeover of HPCA land and properties, and “disapproved” the action of the state government saying it was “politically motivated”.



Rahul Bhandari is Editor of TheNewsHimachal and has been part of the digital world for last eight years.