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IPL 2021: BCCI exploring option of pushing back final to 15 October to reduce doubleheaders
Currently, BCCI president Sourav Ganguly, vice-president Rajiv Shukla, acting CEO Hemang Amin, treasurer Arun Dhumal, joint secretary Jayesh George and IPL chairman Brijesh Patel are in the UAE to finalise the arrangements.
IPL 2021: BCCI will find a way to send foreign players back home, says chairman Brijesh Patel
The suspension of the league was announced after Sunrisers Hyderabad''s wicketkeeper-batsman Wriddhiman Saha tested positive for COVID-19 along with Delhi Capitals'' veteran spinner Amit Mishra.
IPL 2021: Player retention deadline set to 21 January, trading window closes 4 February, says chairman Brijesh Patel
The eight IPL teams enjoy a players’ purse of Rs 85 crore and Patel said that there will be no increase of purse for the 2021 auction.
IPL 2020: By seamlessly conducting tournament in the midst of pandemic, BCCI pulled off the near-impossible
The seamless conduct of IPL 2020 in midst of a pandemic speaks of an organisational masterstroke by BCCI
IPL 2020 saw record-breaking 28 percent increase in viewership compared to last edition
IPL 2020 saw a record-breaking 28 percent increase in viewership compared to the last edition with the tournament in the UAE providing welcome relief to a world scarred by the COVID-19 pandemic.
IPL 2020: Governing Council formally announces Dream11 as title sponsor of 13th edition of tournament
Dream11’s association with sports has grown over the years and it is presently partnering a total of 19 sports leagues along with six IPL franchises
IPL 2020 title sponsors Dream11 asked by BCCI to increase bids for 2021, 2022 editions: Report
Sources said BCCI and Dream11 are still negotiating on the conditional three-year bid under which the company is supposed to pay Rs 240 crore each in 2021 and 2022
IPL 2020 has a new title sponsor in Dream11 but Chinese shadow remains, new question arises
The narrative around Dream11 replacing Vivo as IPL title sponsor may have a patriotic tune to it but the truth under the surface appears to be driven only by business calculations. The fantasy gaming platform's alleged links with a fake T20 leagues also makes the decision look awkward for BCCI.
IPL 2020: BCCI receive central government's formal approval; likely to announce new title sponsors by 18 August
The IPL boss also said that BCCI, in all likelihood, will announce the tournament's new title sponsors by 18 August. There will be a seven-day window for interested companies to submit the bid.
IPL 2020: Government nod, franchise strength, Chinese sponsorship, among key points to be discussed in GC meet, says report
Check out the 10 key points that will be deliberated on IPL 2020 during Sunday's IPL governing council meet
BCCI seeks government permission to host IPL in United Arab Emirates
Cricket boards in UAE and Sri Lanka have offered to host the league considering the situation in India where the number of coronavirus cases had surged.
Why money-churning IPL is eminently central to BCCI's immediate fortunes and how the league affects other cricket boards' revenue structure
The alternative of IPL not taking place this year could leave a trail of pain and hardship for Indian cricket. BCCI itself would be hit by a double whammy – substantial loss in revenue coupled with a pointless increase in expenditure.
IPL 2020: India first choice as host but venue hardly matters if matches played without fans, says league chairman Brijesh Patel
Considering the rising cases in India, there is an option to organise the IPL overseas. The UAE and Sri Lanka have already shown interest in hosting the world's biggest T20 league.
IPL 2020: Organising T20 League during coronavirus pandemic is disaster waiting to happen
The staging of the IPL is a logistics nightmare at the best of times and now in times of a coronavirus pandemic, it could be a disaster waiting to happen
BCCI says no threat to South Africa series and IPL due to outbreak of coronavirus in India
BCCI is monitoring the development of the coronavirus outbreak in the country but says there is no current threat to its flagship Indian Premier League, with the franchise-based tournament scheduled to start later this month.
IPL's business-like nature, competitive auctions are pressuring uncapped players; should their salaries be regulated?
Uncapped players, who usually set their base prices at around Rs 20 lakh at the IPL, get weighed down when, in a war of bids among the franchises, their price tags are puffed-up. A newcomer to the big league would normally like to make an uneventful entry, so that the pressure of performing doesn’t result in stage fright.
IPL 2020: Rajasthan Royals to play two home games in Guwahati, confirms Assam Cricket Association
Assam Cricket Association secretary Devajit Lon Saikia confirmed that the ACA has also approved the Royals' request to set up a cricket academy in the state which will be the third Royals academy.
'Power Player' concept could be discussed in IPL governing council meeting, says BCCI source
A 'Power Player' concept could be used in IPL, allowing a player, who is not a part of playing XI, to come in at the fall of a wicket or replace a bowler at any given point of time.
'Right man to take India cricket forward', Twitter rejoices as Sourav Ganguly is set to take over as BCCI president
Former India captain Sourav Ganguly is set to become BCCI president and here's how Twitter reacted to the mega announcement.
Sourav Ganguly says he is taking over the reins of the board at a time when BCCI's image has taken a beating
Former India captain Sourav Ganguly, who is set to be named as new BCCI president, on Monday said "it's a great opportunity for him to do something good" as he is taking over the reins of the board at a time when it's image has got a serious beating.