Chennai Super Kings and Rajasthan Royals set to return in next season of Indian Premier League

PTI, Jul, 14 2017
Chennai Super Kings and Rajasthan Royals set to return in next season of Indian Premier League

New Delhi: The Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) welcomed the Indian Premier League franchises – Chennai Super Kings and Rajasthan Royals – back into the league on Friday.

The two franchises have completed the two-year suspension imposed by the Supreme Court appointed Justice (Retd) Lodha Committee and will now participate in next year's IPL.

MS Dhoni playing for Chennai Super Kings in this file photo. Sportspics

Acting President of the BCCI, CK Khanna said, "VIVO IPL will be enriched by the return of Chennai Super Kings and Rajasthan Royals. Both the teams have enjoyed tremendous on-field success and have a mass following."

"The loyal fans will again get to see their favourite teams and stars in action from the upcoming season of the IPL," he added.

The chairman of IPL Rajeev Shukla said, "It is my privilege to welcome back our franchisees, Chennai Super Kings and Rajasthan Royals, into the 11th edition of the IPL. We have had a strong working relationship with Chennai Super Kings and Rajasthan Royals and hope that we can continue to build upon the close ties that we have enjoyed in the past, as we move towards the next edition of the league."

Published Date: Jul 14, 2017 | Updated Date: Jul 14, 2017


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