Kolkata Knight Riders CEO Venky Mysore is carefree that a authorization will be means to play many of their home games during a Eden Gardens notwithstanding seven-phase polling in West Bengal during a arriving ubiquitous elections.
The IPL will start on Mar 23 and finish on May 12 while a ubiquitous elections are slated to be hold in 7 phases between Apr 11 and May 19.
Since West Bengal will have elections in all 7 phases, Apr 11, 18, 23, 29, May 6, 12 and 19, there is a probability that some of KKR’s matches might be shifted to neutral venues.
As per a two-week schedule, KKR is personification dual home games contra Sunrisers (March 24) and KXIP (March 27) and dual divided games opposite Delhi Capitals (Mar 30) and RCB (April 5).
“We have had some good meetings with a endangered authorities today, so fingers crossed. We are watchful for some clarification. we consider they (authorities) are really penetrating to make certain that we play in Eden. If all goes well, we will play a home games here only,” Mysore told reporters during a Eden Gardens on Wednesday.
“Now that a date of a elections have come out, a authorities are holding a tough demeanour during how they can safeguard we play as many as probable matches in Kolkata,” Mysore said.
However if confidence deployment becomes an emanate during a polls, there are backup skeleton in place, pronounced Mysore.
“In box we can't play during a Eden, afterwards we have a devise B and devise C ready. We had a assembly today. Let’s see. All a fans as good as a group wants us play during a Eden,” Mysore reiterated.