Hyderabad, Feb 28 (PTI) Telangana IT and Industries
Minister K T Rama Rao on Sunday appealed to the Board of
Cricket Control of India (BCCI) toinclude Hyderabad as one of
the venues for the upcoming season of Indian Premier League
The BCCI is looking at four to five venues for holding
the next edition of the IPL with Mumbai as a single host not
looking feasible anymore following a surge in COVID-19 cases
in and around the city.
In a tweet, Rao said, “Open appeal to @BCCIand @IPL
office bearers to include Hyderabad as one of the venues for
upcoming IPL season Our effective COVID containment measures
are reflected in our low number of cases among all metro
cities in India & we assure you of all support from the Govt”.
The Greater Hyderabad Municipal Corporation (GHMC)
recorded 27 new COVID-19 cases out of the 176 reported in
Telangana on Saturday, the state government said.
The 14th edition of the league is scheduled to start in
the second week of April.
The tournament had to be taken to the UAE last year
because of the pandemic.PTI VVK
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