Decision on Eden likely tomorrow

Decision on Eden likely  tomorrow

Pawar confirmed that Board of Control for Cricket in India President Shashank Manohar had written to him requesting another deadline of February 7 to complete the work at the Eden Gardens.

Pawar said he had asked ICC chief executive Haroon Lorgat to initiate talks with England and other member countries asking them whether they are agreeable.
He said the ICC would take a decision only after January 30 on hosting the match  in Bangalore or Kolkata .

“I have asked CEO Haroon Lorgat to submit a report on January 30 after talks with ICC member countries, especially England, whether they agree to give more time till February 7 to complete work at the Eden Gardens,” Pawar said.

Sharad Pawar said that the ICC committee had doubts over the readiness of Eden Gardens to host the February 27 match and that was the reason for stripping the stadium of the tie.

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