The Board of Control for Cricket in India informed the Bombay High Court that it would use sewage treated water for maintaining stadiums in Mumbai and Pune for the IPL matches and BCCI lawyer informed the court that Kings XI Punjab are ready to shift three matches earlier scheduled to be played in Nagpur to Mohali.
MCA in its affidavit also said that recycled sewage water provided by RWITC will be use and this supply of water by would be sufficient for them to maintain pitches.
Sharad Pawar has requested the Royal Western India Turf Club to help provide water to Wankhede Stadium from its Sewage Treatment Plant at the Mahalaxmi Race Course. With the racing season about to end, the RWITC, which uses water from this plant to maintain its racetrack has agreed.
Sharad Pawar said on The Times of India, “I am thankful to the RWITC for agreeing to help us out in this time of crisis.”
Kings XI Punjab co-owner Ness Wadia on Monday said that the franchise is “very seriously considering” shifting its three IPL matches from drought hit Maharashtra to some other venue. Kings XI Punjab have three matches in Maharashtra region.
In 17 matches of IPL in Mumbai and Pune we will use recycled water: BCCI Lawyer informs court during hearing on IPL matches in Maharashtra
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