The Board of Directors of the Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) has given the green signal to two new franchise teams in the Indian Premier League (IPL) 2022 during the Annual General Meeting (AGM) in Ahmedabad on Thursday. Thus, IPL 2022 will be played between not eight but 10 franchise teams. Apart from this let us make many other decisions.
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10 teams will play in 2020 IPL
The governing body of the Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) on Thursday approved the entry of two new franchises into the Indian Premier League (IPL) during its annual general meeting (AGM) here. With this, it will be a 10-team tournament from 2022. The BCCI said in its decision that the timing of the nine-team IPL next year is too short as a detailed tender process, increase in the number of matches and connection to the international calendar of foreign players will be required which will be a difficult task.
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The BCCI supports playing Olympic cricket
It was also decided to support the International Cricket Council (ICC) exercise to include cricket in the 2028 Olympics. After some clarifications from the International Olympic Committee (IOC), the BCCI agreed in principle to support the International Cricket Council’s (ICC) bid to include the T20 format of cricket in the 2028 Los Angeles Olympics. The AGM member said, “Look, the BCCI is an autonomous body and it wants to maintain its autonomy. Our legal team needs some clarification. Of course, the inclusion of cricket in the cricket Olympics would be great for the game. We hope that we will move in the right direction.
BCCI agrees to reduce 39 39 million
The BCCI has decided to host the World Twenty20 next year if it does not get full tax exemption from the government, as the ICC has demanded, be prepared for a deduction from its annual revenue of Rs 39 crore from the global body. Will go. The source said, “We have told the ICC that we will approach the government for tax exemption, but if we do not get the exemption, this amount will be deducted from our annual income which is about કરોડ 123 million and in this case we will have Rs 267 million.” Crore but India is hosting the 2021 T20 World Cup.
Compensation to cricketers playing first class
It was also decided that appropriate compensation would be given to all male and female first-class players in view of the improved local season due to the Covid-19 epidemic. The BCCI plans to start the domestic season with the Syed Mushtaq Ali T20 Championship in January after a delay of several months. Asked if the money was being set aside for this, board sources said the BCCI would reimburse the state units for the unit amount. Now they will make their own list and compensate their female and male players accordingly.
The BCCI has decided to hold age group tournaments (Under-23, Under-19, Under-16) along with women’s tournaments (senior and junior) despite concerns over India’s epidemic during IPL-14. Is likely to be held. “We will organize at least one age group tournament and women’s tournament in each category during the IPL,” he said.
Rajiv Shukla became the Vice President of BCCI
Veteran Congress leader Rajiv Shukla has been formally appointed vice-chairman of the board, replacing Mahim Varma of Uttarakhand. Brijesh Patel will continue to be the chairman of the IPL Governing Council.
Shah will be the BCCI’s representative in the ICC
The General Assembly has decided in favor of Sourav Ganguly to continue as Director on the ICC Board. Secretary Jai Shah will be the Alternate Director and the representative of India in the Chief Executive Committee of the Global Executive Committee.
The women’s test series could take place next year
The conduct of the women’s Test match was also discussed and a two-Test series could be held next year, but the final decision on this would be taken by the BCCI’s top council.
KP Rao’s leave from BCCI
The BCCI has sacked General Manager (Sports Development) KVP Rao, who was asked to resign. Rao, in a sarcastic letter to the state units, described the departure of the BCCI as his happiest day. According to information received, the lack of proper planning amid the Kovid-19 epidemic is one of the main reasons for Rao’s exclusion. Former Bihar captain Rao had been working with the BCCI for a long time and had the main responsibility of running domestic cricket.
The retirement age of umpires increased
The retirement age of umpires and scorers was raised to 60 years. The BCCI-accredited scorer and umpire will now retire at the age of 60 instead of 55. “We believe that the umpire and scorer are as physically fit as any other professional to work up to the age of 60.”
There has been no discussion about promoting Ganguly
There has been no discussion about Ganguly’s alleged conflict of interest. There has been no discussion about promoting Ganguly’s My 11 Circle fantasy gaming app. It is a direct competitor of the gaming app Dream 11 which is the title sponsor of the IPL. “No questions were asked and, contrary to media reports, it was never a topic of discussion,” said a member of the state unit.