Indian Premier League: Big boost for BCCI, wins 6046 Crore case against Deccan Chargers

Indian Premier League: Big boost for BCCI, wins Rs. 6046 Crore case against Deccan Chargers
Indian Premier League: Big boost for BCCI, wins Rs. 6046 Crore case against Deccan Chargers

Indian Premier League – BCCI wins legal battle vs Deccan Chargers: In what comes as a major boost for the Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI), it has won a legal battle against Deccan Chronicle Holdings (DCHL) as the Bombay High Court has decided in favour of the Indian board.

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Speaking to ANI, a BCCI official in the know of developments said it was a welcome decision. “We are extremely happy with the development. It has vindicated our position as we had always followed what was in the agreement,” the official said.

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Indian Premier League: Big boost for BCCI, wins Rs. 6046 Crore case against Deccan Chargers

Indian Premier League – BCCI wins legal battle vs Deccan Chargers: To go back to the case, the IPL Governing Council had terminated Deccan Chargers in 2012 and the franchise had challenged the termination.

Indian Premier League: They had approached the Bombay HC and the process of arbitration started with Justice (retd) C.K. Thakar as the sole arbitrator and BCCI was ordered to shell out Rs 4800 crore to DCHL in July 2020. This after DCHL had claimed damages of Rs 6046 crore plus interest and charges as per reports.

While reacting to the development back in July 2020, a BCCI official had made it clear that an appeal was on the cards as the board strongly believed it had a very good case.

Indian Premier League: The Deccan Chargers management is yet to give any official statement on the judgement. Meanwhile BCCI’s top brass is currently in Mumbai to decide on the final take on T20 World Cup & IPL 2021 Phase Dates & Schedule

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