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Plea against IPL: Madras HC issues notice to BCCI, Health Ministry

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MUMBAI: The Madras High Court has ordered to issue notices to the BCCI and the union health ministry regarding a PIL against conducting IPL matches in view of the coronavirus outbreak.

Adjourning the case, a bench comprising Justices MM Sundaresh and Krishnan Ramasamy sought responses from the ministry  and the BCCI before 23 March.

The PIL had sought a direction to BCCI not to conduct IPL matches from 29 March to 24 May in view of the virus outbreak.

The virus that first appeared in Wuhan city of China has spread to over 46 countries and entered India earlier this month.

The country’s biggest cricketing event is scheduled between 29 March and 24 April.

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