As essentially the most difficult version of the Indian Premier League (IPL) involves an finish, the Board of Management for Cricket in India (BCCI) has seemingly begun preparations for the subsequent version of the T20 league. In actual fact, in all chance, opposite to the favored perception, the BCCI is more likely to coduct a full public sale forward of the subsequent version.
Sportstar understands that the BCCI hierarchy has indicated it to the franchises informally that the total public sale can be scheduled early subsequent 12 months, with an eye fixed on the IPL’s supposed return to India after the 2020 version was rescheduled in United Arab Emirates because of the pandemic.
In keeping with a BCCI insider, the total public sale is being deliberate since “the BCCI has plans so as to add a ninth group” to the IPL fold for the 2021 version. The transfer, in keeping with the insider, is geared toward placing a monetary stability within the aftermath of the pandemic.
Ought to the BCCI – embroiled in administrative muddle with prime office-bearers whose time period is over sticking to their positions hoping for the apex courtroom to listen to their plea – resolve to drift a young, a company big is more likely to go all out for bagging a brand new franchise based mostly in Ahmedabad. The Gujarat Cricket Affiliation has refurbirshed the worldwide stadium in Ahmedabad with a file capability of 1,10,000.
BCCI president Sourav Ganguly mentioned final week the discussions over the construction for IPL 2021 are ongoing and a call can be taken in the end.