Indian Premier League’s commissioner Lalit Modi said that they would certainly review the dates to ensure that there is at least a 48 hour cushion between the match-day and the election-day at any of the 8 host cities.
The IPL has begun a security review meet in wake of the recent Lahore attacks.Modi said that the IPL representatives would hold talks with the government regarding the issue in the coming days.
In the aftermath of the terror attack on Sri Lankan cricketers in Lahore on Tuesday, Modi insisted that security would be paramount during the Twenty20 extravaganza and assured franchises that the BCCI and IPL would be solely responsible for it.
He told, “Franchisees need not bother about security, it’s a central issue and we’ll take all precautions. The government has been stringent about security.”
Meanwhile in another interview to a TV channel, BCCI member IS Bindra said that while the board would try to convince the Government, latter’s stand would be final.