IPL 2022: Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) Vice President Rajeev Shukla on Tuesday said that the BCCI will try to ensure that the Indian Premier League (IPL) is held in India. Sanjeev Goenka’s RPSG Group and CVC Capital’s Ahmedabad team on Tuesday received formal approval from the Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) for two new Indian Premier League (IPL) teams – the Lucknow franchise.
The formal approval was given after the Indian Premier League (IPL) Governing Council meeting on Tuesday. Both Ahmedabad and Lucknow have been given a deadline to pick the players before the mega auction.
“Two important decisions were taken today by the IPL governing body. First, the Ahmedabad franchise whose bid was won by the CVC. After being the highest bidder, questions were raised whether he has some shares in the betting company outside India. BCCI. Immediately took all precautions and he formed a committee headed by retired Supreme Court judge and after looking into all the things the committee decided that he should get formal approval.
“However, BCCI again took extra precautions and asked them (CVC) to give an undertaking that you will not participate/participate in any (betting) company,” he added. “Vivo decided to part ways so Tata has come in as the sponsor of the IPL for two years.”
When asked about IPL 2022, the BCCI VP said: “We will try to ensure that the Indian Premier League is held in India. But we will see again in March to see how the COVID situation is again.” “
He said, “If the situation of Corona worsens then a new plan will be considered.” Regarding the IPL auction and the India-West Indies series, Shukla said that it all depends on the situation then.
first published:Jan. 11, 2022, 5:43 p.m.