Rajasthan T20 and Chennai T20 moves to the court after being asked to pay franchise fees

The suspended India T20 league franchises Rajasthan T20 and Chennai T20 have moved to the court of arbitration as they have been asked to pay franchise fees by the BCCI despite being suspended from the tournament for two years. According to a report published in Indian Express the two franchises have been told by the BCCI to pay their franchise fees so that they can remain in the India T20 league. Chennai T20 and Rajasthan T20 needs to pay Rs. 73 crore and Rs. 56 core respectively as franchise fees. Both the franchises have confirmed that they have approached the Bombay High Court last month to resolve the dispute. Although both the franchises have made the first installment before deciding to go for an arbitration. The franchises are now claiming that they have paid the installment under protest.