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IPL cancellation ‘could cost BCCI $530m’

The Mumbai Indians celebrate after they defeated the Chennai Super Kings during the 2019 Indian Premier League Final (by Robert Cianflone/Getty Images)

Board of Control for Cricket in India treasurer Arun Dhumal has said the organisation could lose Rs40bn ($530m/€489m) if this year's Indian Premier League is cancelled.

This year's IPL was postponed repeatedly from its original March 29 start date, before being postponed 'indefinitely' in April. Speaking to Agence-France Presse, Dhumal said the BCCI is still "not sure" whether it will take place this year.

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