South Africa to host second edition of IPLMarch 24th, 2009 - 9:38 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Mar 24 (ANI): South Africa will host the second edition of the Indian Premier League (IPL), which is expected to start from April 17.
IPL commissioner Lalit Modi will address a press conference at 9 pm IST in this regard.
The possible venues for the tournament will also be declared in the conference.
Durban, Cape Town, Bloemfontein, Pretoria, Johannesburg and Port Elizabeth are the expected venues for the tournament.
South Africa scored an edge over England as a potential host of the cash-rich event because of its conducive weather in the April-May period.
South Africa have also assured top security during the mega event. (ANI)