Mumbai: The Bombay High Court asked BCCI if it could shift IPL matches out of Mumbai and Pune and sought Indian cricket board's reply as it adjourned the hearing on PIL against holding games in Maharashtra for Wednesday.
Earlier in the day, Mumbai Cricket Association had said that they would use treated sewage from Royal Western India Turf Club to maintain stadiums during the cash-rich cricket league.
“Only after petition and court's intervention Mumbai Cricket Association (MCA) has entered into agreement with RWITC for water, what before our petition?’’ the lawyer said.
BCCI lawyer Rafiq Dada, who brought half a litre water sample which is being used for watering the pitches in court, said the water is murky and unfit for drinking.
Bombay HC questioned BCCI saying, “Can you provide 40 lakh litres water which you used earlier to the affected drought areas?”
The court also questioned the Indian cricket board on the donation amount from IPL to CM relief fund....