Indian Premier League 2014 Final to Stay in Bangalore Despite Mumbai Cricket Association's Plea

The Mumbai Cricket Association had said on Thursday it was even ready to lift the ban on the entry of Bollywood star and Kolkata Knight Riders' owner Shah Rukh Khan into the Wankhede stadium if the final is shifted back, as per the conditions.

updated: May 19, 2014 10:05 IST
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Mumbai: Mumbai Cricket Association's promise to comply with all the conditions notwithstanding, the Indian Premier League's Governing Council has decided that the June 1 final of the T20 tournament would be held in Bangalore as announced earlier.

"The GC had a conference call last night and after a lot of deliberation among the members it was unanimously decided to stick to our earlier decision, that is to play the final in Bangalore," BCCI secretary Sanjay Patel told PTI from Baroda on Sunday morning. (Read: Lift Wankhede Ban on SRK, Ranjib Biswal to MCA)

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