The Indian Premier League in 2020 broke all records and niched itself to a grander audience thanks to the Covid-induced lockdown around the world, but 2021 promises to be bigger.
The Board of Control for Cricket in India will discuss adding two new teams to the Indian Premier League in its annual meeting slated to be held on December 24, news agency AFP reported on Thursday, adding that Indian conglomerates RP-Sanjiv Goenka Group and Adani Group have shown interest in investing in the new teams. The meeting is set to be held on December 24, stated a notice sent to the affiliated units by BCCI, signed by secretary Jay Shah.
However, it is now being understood that the board is set to approve the addition of two new teams into the extravaganza.
Another important point will be BCCI's representative to the ICC and the Asian Cricket Council.
The International Cricket Council favours pushing for cricket to be an Olympic sport but the Indian board, the most powerful as it is the wealthiest, has been reluctant.
J. Appointment of the Cricket Committees and Standing Committees as mentioned in Rules 26 and 25 respectively. Along with this, a technical committee additionally must be shaped.
"We have been thinking in terms of a 10-team IPL for some time now, and we'd like to have two new teams from 2021, if possible", an IPL governing council member requesting anonymity told Reuters. These are all sub-committees. Mahim Verma, who had been elected unopposed as the vice president last year, resigned from his position earlier this year.
#Appointment of Umpires Committee in Rule 27.
- Approval of two new teams to the IPL.
It was only that one match in the World Cup where India's performance was not up to the mark in the semifinal and India lost that match. Also, cricket could be discussed for inclusion within the Olympics in Los Angeles in 2028.