Incomplete roof could cost Eden remaining three matches also

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New Delhi, Jan 31 (PTI) Having already lost thehigh-profile India vs England game to Bangalore''s Chinnaswamystadium, the Eden Gardens may also lose the right of hostingthe remaining three matches as the CAB may not be in aposition to complete the roof construction work.

The reason being that among the list of dos that ICC hashanded out before they carry out another round of inspectionon February 7, a major point was completion of "remaining roofconstruction and covering work in the two rebuilt stands byFebruary 14."

The three remaining matches at the Eden are Ireland vsSouth Africa (March 15), Ireland vs Netherlands (March 18) andKenya vs Zimbabwe (March 20).

It is learnt that CAB has agreed to all other points saveroof contruction as they only plan to start the work after thefourth edition of Indian Premier League is over.

"At this point of time, we are not in a position to touchthe construction of roof. We will be intimating that to theInternational Cricket Council''s inspection team that willarrive on February 7. Also it''s not possible for us toconstruct the roof on the Ranji Stands (J, J1 Blocks) and alsothe K Block," a senior CAB office bearer told PTI today.

Having already created an impression of possessing ahigh-handed attitude, Jagmohan Dalmiya and his team could bein for more trouble from the world cricket body, which he onceheaded.

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