Indian Premier League: Decision on overseas venue after three days, says Ranjib Biswal

Indian Premier League chairman Ranjib Biswal says discussions are still on between the BCCI and the Union Home Ministry regarding an overseas venue for this year's tournament.

updated: March 10, 2014 21:14 IST
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New Delhi: The IPL governing council chairman and senior BCCI official Ranjib Biswal (in pic) said on Monday that the Indian cricket board will take some more time before zeroing in on the off-shore venue for the seventh edition of the cash-rich league as discussions are still on with Union Home Ministry. (Read: Bulk of the matches to be held in India)

"We will announce the detailed itinerary of IPL after receiving the clearance from the Union Home Ministry on the issue of security during the matches in India. We are having a series of meetings with home ministry officials and will get a clearer picture in another three days time," Biswal told PTI on Monday.

Biswal, a former national selector and manager of the 2011 World Cup winning team, had earlier stated that the "aim is to accommodate as many matches as possible in India as this is the Indian Premier League".

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