IPL 6: BCCI betrayed our trust, says Sahara Group on Pune Warriors pullout

Sahara said that the company had been requesting the BCCI to revise the franchise fee for long as the number of matches had been reduced but to no avail.

updated: May 23, 2013 08:57 IST
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New Delhi: The Sahara Group on Wednesday accused the BCCI of "betrayal of trust" while rejecting claims of the Board that the IPL team was to be blamed for the controversy surrounding the franchise fee, leading to Pune Warriors pulling out of the Twenty20 tournament.

A day after Sahara Group pulled out its team Pune Warriors from IPL, citing BCCI's decision to encash its bank guarantee following a prolonged financial dispute as the reason, the Board came out with its version saying that it has always wanted the impasse to end.

The BCCI said that the Sahara Group had not responded to the BCCI's communication sent to the company after the deadline to pay the franchise fee due was over and it had no other option but to encash the bank guarantee.

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