IPL 2014: SA is an alternative venue for the window of April 9 to June 3
DELHI: The auction for the seventh edition of Indian Premier League (IPL) has been conducted but the venue for the window of April 9 to June 3 matches isn’t decided yet, ARY News reported.
IPL 2014 is expected to clash with the federal elections in India, IPL officials said South Africa would be the preferred alternative.
A final decision will be taken only after a meeting between the organizers and officials of the Indian government.
According to Secretary Board for Cricket Control in India (BCCI) Sanjay Patel BCCI is considering so many options with regards to the venue but waiting first for the home ministry to check the possible dates.
“South Africa is the preferred venue at the moment. The second option is also there and the third option is also there", he added.
In 2009 the second edition of IPL was hosted in South Africa due to Indian general elections. It was played between 18 April and 24 May 2009.