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Find out why IPL has to move abroad - list of states and list of problems if hosted there

22, Apr 2016 By Sandeep Kadian

After being ordered to move the matches from Maharashtra, BCCI is facing severe problems in every other Indian state too. IPL governing council tried every state but were faced with one obstacle or the other in every state. Frustrated with all this, BCCI has decided to take the IPL abroad to Pakistan where there are lesser issues to address.

Here is the list of problems they faced in every Indian state:

State Problem
Jammu & Kashmir Too tense
Himachal Pradesh Can’t provide security to Pakistani commentator Ramiz Raja (We don’t know why that should be a problem though)
Punjab Security forces busy helping drug mafia, nobody has time to provide security for matches.
Haryana Jats may disrupt matches demanding reservation in IPL sides
Delhi With odd-even in place, players and spectators will struggle to reach the venue
Uttarakhand High Court may reverse the decisions given by the umpires resulting in never-ending matches
Uttar Pradesh Day-Night matches not possible, no electricity
Rajasthan Water shortage
Gujarat No IPL player wants to spend 6 weeks in a dry state
Maharashtra Drought
Goa Players may spend whole day drinking beer, nobody will turn up for the games
Karnataka Drought
Kerala Every IPL team may go on a strike
Tamil Nadu Sponsors may object to replacing their logos with Amma’s photo
Andhra Pradesh Proximity to Telugu actors may inspire cricketers to try dangerous stunts and hurt themselves in the process
Telangana Owaisis will call for removal of umpires for 15 minutes so that they can settle the tournament in Sunrisers Hyderabad’s favour
Odisha Why can’t we continue to ignore them?
Jharkhand Dhoni’s friends will invade the ground every time his team comes close to losing
Bihar Star players may get kidnapped and owners may end up paying huge ransom amounts
Chattisgarh Naxals will disrupt the matches by placing landmines below the pitch
Madhya Pradesh What if some player learns something about Vyapam? Who will be responsible for his death then?
Bengal Police is busy saving itself from vandals. They don’t have time to provide security to all IPL teams
Sikkim, Assam, Arunachal Pradesh, Mizoram, Meghalaya, Tripura, Manipur, Nagaland Where are they?