Mumbai Indians happy with SA as venue: Nita Ambani

Updated: 25 March 2009 17:09 IST

Mumbai Indians would miss the excitement of playing in their home ground, but under the circumstances, were happy with the decision, said Nita Ambani.

Mumbai:

Mumbai Indians would miss the excitement of playing in their home ground, but under the circumstances, were happy with the decision to play the second season of IPL in South Africa, its owner Nita Ambani said.

Mumbai Indians will miss the excitement of playing in our home ground Mumbai and in India. However, under the limitations of the present circumstances, we are taking the unexpected turn of events positively and believe that it will add an exciting new facet to IPL. We are happy with the decision to play the second season of IPL in South Africa", she said.

The IPL on Tuesday decided to hold the second edition in South Africa after its Commissioner Lalit Modi held a meeting with Cricket South Africa chief Gerald Majola in Johannesburg.

Mrs Ambani said that the entire team was looking forward to meet the challenges.

"We are keenly looking forward to the start of this edition from Mid-April. The entire team of Mumbai Indians is gearing up to meet a different set of challenges and keenly look forward to the start of the edition.

Topics : Cricket Mumbai Indians
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