Baramati is the home town of Mumbai Cricket Association (MCA) President Sharad Pawar.
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“I had a dream to play for India and win the World Cup. It was a long journey. You should sweat out as much as the water used by the groundsman to maintain the field.”
He also lauded Pawar for providing better cricket facilities.
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Others who were present at occasion were Ajinkya Rahane, Ajit Agarkar and Wasim Jaffer.
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19 IPL matches are slated to be played at Mumbai, Pune and Nagpur between April 9 and May 29.
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The state is facing one of the worst water crisis and approximately around 40 lakh litres of water would be required to maintain pitches.