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BCCI To Go Ahead With Mini-Indian Premier League In U.S. In September

Published in SportsBusiness Daily Global on 06 / 27 / 16

The Board of Control for Cricket in India "is going ahead" with the mini-Indian Premier League in the time window it got after Champions League T20 "was scrapped from the calendar," according to Nihal Koshie of the INDIAN EXPRESS. The U.S. is reportedly "one of the options to host the mini...

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