Sahara and BCCI reach agreement; Pune to play in IPL

The tussle between the Indian cricket Board and sponsors Sahara seems to have finally reached an end with the Board agreeing to Sahara's demands on Thursday.

updated: February 17, 2012 00:39 IST
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New Delhi: The BCCI and the aggrieved Sahara Group on Thursday reached a compromise after a series of hectic negotiations over the past few days, paving the way for Pune Warriors' participation in the fifth edition of the IPL.

(Also read: Full text of the joint statement | The BCCI-Sahara patch-up in 10 points | The timeline of the BCCI-Sahara saga)

Sahara, which had severed ties with the Board and withdrawn the Team India sponsorship on February 4, will return as a sponsor following the truce which brought an end to the 12-day stalemate.

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