Ranji match at Dharamsala will go on : Ministers


By : Arvind Sharma

The Ranji match between HP and Goa scheduled for Sunday at HPCA Stadium Dharamsala, will resume from 3 pm on Sunday said Mr. G.S. Bali and Mr. Sudhir Sharma in a joint press conference Dharamshala today. They said, “BCCI president Sirinivasan have a telephonic talk with us ,and after listening briefing of the situation ,have assured co-operation for the conduct of board matches fixed for Dharamshala.  The 4 days match between Goa and HP shall start from 3pm today.” Ministers said that the game of cricket will not be harmed with the present disturbances. They also said, “this ground is now open for genuine cricket, and all the scheduled matches including IPL shall continue as per time table.”

They said that the cabinet decision to take over leased properties of HPCA in four places of Himachal was taken on emphasis of revenue department against the misuse of the land deal. Sudhir Sharma said, “When HPCA have itself confessed that it is now changed status from society to company, than we were forced to go for it to stop the misuse of the government land.”