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Adani and RPSG Group in fray to buy new team as BCCI eye expanding IPL

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BCCI has additionally reportedly informed the franchises to attend till December to find out about public sale.

Rohit Sharma captain of Mumbai Indians
Rohit Sharma captain of Mumbai Indians. (Photograph Supply: IPL/BCCI)

Ever for the reason that thirteenth version of the IPL got here to an finish final week, the talks of a brand new group to be added to the T20 league have gained momentum. The BCCI is reportedly eager to develop the match forward of the following season. In keeping with media reviews, the board has been planning about the identical for fairly a while now and is lastly equipped so as to add the brand new groups to the eight present franchises.

The BCCI is prone to launch the tenders for the brand new groups within the coming days. Stories said that the board was set to carry the tender put up Diwali which was celebrated on Saturday (November 14). As of now, there isn’t any readability on the whole matter because the BCCI has saved issues underneath the wrap. There’s hypothesis that two groups could possibly be added – one in Ahmedabad and one other in a Uttar Pradesh metropolis of both Kanpur or Lucknow. Pune can also be within the fray.

Adani, Goenka in fray for ninth group

Whereas the BCCI has remained silent on the opportunity of including new groups to IPL forward of the following season, Bangalore Mirror has reported that the franchises have been knowledgeable concerning the probability of 1 additional group. The report additional said that the Adani Group in Ahmedabad and Sanjiv Goenka’s RPSG Group are the 2 identified events. There could also be extra too.

The franchises have informed the BCCI that it ought to first determine the venue for the following IPL. There’s a chance that the match could possibly be held in UAE once more if the pandemic scenario in India doesn’t enhance. The franchises have informed the board that they’d be higher off including the brand new group a 12 months later if UAE would be the venue for IPL 2021.

Addition of a brand new group will make the mega public sale obligatory and the franchises usually are not prepared for a similar resulting from lack of time. With the identical variety of groups, the mega public sale may also be deferred by a 12 months. The report additionally added that the BCCI isn’t fretting over the venue for IPL 2021 as but. The board is assured that it might probably pull off the league within the UAE at brief discover if issues don’t enhance in India.

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