The Board of Control for Cricket in India's (BCCI) tryst with
Court's continue with the Guwahati High Court directing the
cricket board to formulate guidelines for selecting cities
for holding IPL matches within three months.
to newswire PTI, a division bench comprising Chief Justice
Adarsh Kumar Goel and Justice A K Goswami also directed the
BCCI to upload the guidelines on its website.
advocates Dr Ashok Saraf and Amit Goyal argued for the petitioner
while the BCCI was represented by senior counsel Niloy Dutta.
Court had on 25 October restrained the BCCI till 7 November
from taking a final decision on its 14 October tender for
the selection of a new franchise. The Court was acting on
a PIL filed by G L Agrawall, the editor of a local newspaper.
had taken a serious view of the BCCI`s decision of not allotting
any match or to the North Eastern region. The petitioner had
alleged that the BCCI was discriminating against the NE region
by not including Guwahati among the 12 cities that were eligible
for bidding as an IPL franchise.