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Mar 30, 2014 at 05:23pm IST

Sunil Gavaskar confident of conducting a successful IPL 2014

Sunil Gavaskar, the working president of the BCCI for looking into the affairs of the Indian Premier League (IPL), is confident of conducting a successful IPL 2014.

Gavaskar issued a statement after meeting IPL chairman Ranjib Biswal in Dubai on Saturday.

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"I had a meeting with Mr. Ranjib Biswal - Chairman, IPL, and the Management Staff, in Dubai, earlier today. They briefed me on the various aspects related to the Pepsi IPL 2014, and updated me on the current status of this year's season, which will commence on 16 April 2014 in the UAE.

Sunil Gavaskar confident of conducting a successful IPL 2014

A file photo of former India skipper Sunil Gavaskar. (AFP Photo)

"I am confident that the upcoming season of the Pepsi IPL 2014 will be a successful one," said Gavaskar

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The Supreme Court on Friday installed the legendary Indian batsman as the BCCI working president but only for matters related to the IPL, with former India player Shivlal Yadav to look into the work pertaining to functioning of the BCCI.

The apex court has also allowed under-fire Chennai Super Kings and Rajasthan Royals to play in the seventh edition of IPL for the sake of cricket lovers.

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