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Mumbai Indians, Rising Pune Supergiants to get new home venues on Friday

first_imgThe Indian Premier League Governing Council is to meet in Delhi on Friday to finalise the new home venues for defending champions Mumbai Indians and league debutants, Rising Pune Supergiants after the Bombay High Court ordered the games to be shifted out of  drought-hit Maharashtra.  (Full IPL coverage) “There is a meeting of the IPL GC tomorrow in Delhi. The new (home) venues of the two teams will be finalised,” a top IPL official told PTI on Thursday.”Although RPS have indicated their preference for Visakhapatnam post the final game at their designated home venue Maharashtra Cricket Association stadium on the outskirts of Pune, the IPL was yet to approve the same,” the official explained. (IPL Points Table) “Both the new venues will be decided tomorrow,” he said.According to informed sources, MI have been told their new home venue is a choice between Mohali, Dharamsala and Kanpur after their earlier preferred venue, Jaipur, has run into rough weather following the filing of a PIL there citing water scarcity in the Pink City.RPS’s last home game in Pune would be the Maharashtra Derby against the defending champions on May 1.Mumbai are playing their final game at the Wankhede this season against Gautam Gambhir’s Kolkata Knight Riders.last_img read more