Press Esc to close
Friday 09 December 2016
News updated at 1:11 PM IST
Weather
Max: 29°C
Min : 15°C
In Bengaluru
Partially cloudy

IPL matches on May 4, 6 likely to be shifted out of Bangalore

Bangalore, Mar 26, 2013 (PTI):
The Indian Premier League matches scheduled to be held in the city on May 4 and 6, could either be shifted or rescheduled owing to Assembly elections in Karnataka.

"The matches on May 4 and 6 will be either shifted or rescheduled owing to Assembly elections in Karnataka. We will arrive at a decision in a couple of days," a KSCA official said.
The Karnataka Assembly election is scheduled on May 5 and counting of votes will take place on May 8.

The KSCA held a meeting after Bangalore Police Commissioner Jotiprakash Mirji expressed his inability to provide security to the IPL matches due to elections, the official said. "It will not be possible for us to provide security for the matches as our officers would be deployed for elections," Mirji told reporters here.

Kings XI Punjab and Sunrisers Hyderabad are scheduled to play their away matches against Royal Challengers Bangalore on May 4 and 6, respectively.

 

Go to Top

Photo Gallery
Umpire Paul Reiffel is helped by support staff after he was hit by ball during fourth test...

Umpire Paul Reiffel is helped by support staff after he was hit by ball during fourth test...

TMC members during a protest to observe a 'Black Day' against demonetization...

TMC members during a protest to observe a 'Black Day' against demonetization...

Indian captain Virat Kohli celebrates with teammates the wicket of England batsman Jonny Bairstow...

Indian captain Virat Kohli celebrates with teammates the wicket of England batsman Jonny Bairstow...

Co owner of Bengaluru Blasters, Sachin Tendulkar, Allu Arjun and others...

Co owner of Bengaluru Blasters, Sachin Tendulkar, Allu Arjun and others...

An illuminated Braham Sarovar during the ongoing 'International Gita Mahotsav-2016'...

An illuminated Braham Sarovar during the ongoing 'International Gita Mahotsav-2016'...

Shi'ite Muslims beat their chests as they attend a religious precession to commemorate...

Shi'ite Muslims beat their chests as they attend a religious precession to commemorate...

Security jawans stands guard during Encounter between Army and Militants...

Security jawans stands guard during Encounter between Army and Militants...

Fire personnel dousing fire at Sri Krishna Jute Mill,in Howrah district of West Bengal...

Fire personnel dousing fire at Sri Krishna Jute Mill,in Howrah district of West Bengal...

A free medical service were offered to public by AIADMK in memory of the J Jayalalithaa...

A free medical service were offered to public by AIADMK in memory of the J Jayalalithaa...

Swimmers from Seat Hawks exult in joy after reaching Tanneerbhavi beach in Mangaluru...

Swimmers from Seat Hawks exult in joy after reaching Tanneerbhavi beach in Mangaluru...

Like us on Facebook

Copyright 2014, The Printers (Mysore) Private Ltd., 75, M.G Road, Post Box 5331, Bengaluru - 560001
Tel: +91 (80) 25880000 Fax No. +91 (80) 25880523