BCCI proposes usage of treated sewage water to save IPL matches in Maharashtra

BCCI proposes usage of treated sewage water to save IPL matches in Maharashtra

Submitted by alvin on Tue, 2016-04-12 14:36 Mumbai: In the wake of worsening drought situation in Maharashtra, the Board of Control for Cricket in India on Tuesday informed the Bombay High Court that recycled sewage water will be used for maintaining pitches for the 17 Indian Premier League matches to be held in Mumbai and Pune. According to the Mumbai Cricket Association lawyer, who is also representing the BCCI, the treated sewage water will be supplied by the Royal Western India Turf Club which would in turn be helpful in tackling water crisis without using potable water. The BCCI also informed the court that franchise Kings XI Punjab is planning to shift all its three matches out of Nagpur to Mohali. Mumbai and Pune are scheduled to host nine and eight matches respectively. Meanwhile, the court has requested petitioners to make Vidarbha Cricket Association