IPL 2013: Hyderabad cleared to host home matches

Updated: 16 March 2013 10:45 IST

The decision was announced on Saturday through a release which said that Visaka Industries had agreed to drop their advertisements here for the tournament.

IPL 2013: Hyderabad cleared to host home matches
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New Delhi:

Sunrisers Hyderabad will play their home matches at the Rajiv Gandhi International Stadium during the course of the sixth edition of Indian Premier League (IPL). The decision was announced on Saturday through a release which said that Visaka Industries had agreed to drop their advertisements here for the tournament.

The Hyderabad Cricket Association (HCA) is bound to hand over a stadium free from promotional displays to the BCCI for the course of IPL - as are all other venues. Visaka Industries though had a deal with HCA because it helped construct the stadium in 2004. Now, the HCA has paid a compensation of Rs 75 lakh to shelve the in-stadia advertisements apart from giving up on 4 of the allotted 12 corporate boxes.

Sunrisers Hyderabad is currently owned by Sun TV and was formerly under Deccan Chronicle. The team had won the 2009 edition of IPL.

Topics : Cricket Indian Premier League, 2013 Rajiv Gandhi International Stadium, Hyderabad Sunrisers Hyderabad
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