HCA yet to receive court notice on ODI

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Hyderabad, Nov 4 (UNI) Hyderabad Cricket Association is yet to receive court notice in a case on mismanagement of second One Day International between India and Australia held at Rajiv Gandhi Stadium on October five.

Former Lok Sabha MP, Puttapaka Radhakrishna of Telugu Desam Party(TDP) has filed a petition in Ranga Reddy district court alleging fraudulance means and black-marketing of match tickets. The court after admitting the petition directed Uppal Police Inspector B Bhaskar to file the case and investigate the issue.

Talking to newspersons here, G Vinodh, President of the HCA and State Minister for Labour, while denying the accusations, said the association had generated Rs 3.74 crore income from the sale of tickets, of which, Rs 3.52 crore was earned through sales from bank counters and HCA clubs.

Mr Vinodh said 220 affiliated clubs were issued 25 per cent concessional tickets, while higher denomination tickets were alloted to MP and MLAs, offficials, corporate companies and sponsors.

The Association President said Rs 84 lakh was earned through instadia advertisement and the total income accrued from the match was around Rs 4.21 crore.

HCA would file the counter after receiving the notice and consulting the advocates on the issue, he added.


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