Recently, two major tenders (media rights, title sponsorship) for the BCCI were held through e-auctions. Bidding will take place on October 17. Doubts about the process can be resolved by the 21st of this month, ‘said a board official. Two new teams are in the ring, namely Ahmedabad, Lucknow, Indore, Cuttack, Guwahati and Dharamsala. It is learned that the minimum price has been fixed at Rs 2,000 crore. With this, at least Rs 4,000 crore will go to the board treasury. Bidders competing for a team cannot be a consortium of more than three. Of these, at least one company should have a net worth of Rs 2,500 crore and an annual turnover of up to Rs 3,000 crore.
Practice within the quarantine
Mumbai captain Rohit Sharma is sweating to face Chennai in the opening match of the second phase. He is currently in Quarantine, cycling in his own hotel and improving his fitness. The Mumbai franchise has already tweeted a photo of Rohit.
The Royal Challengers Bangalore team will wear blue jerseys for their first match. The RCB posted the jersey on its Twitter page, which will be worn during the match against Kolkata Knight Riders. Along with the player’s name on the back of the jersey is the slogan ‘Wash your hands clean .. Use sanitizer’. The RCB is making this effort in support of the Frontline Warriors who lost their lives in the Corona War.
They have only two days of quarantine ..
The quarantine in the UAE will be limited to two days for IPL players currently playing in the Caribbean Premier League (CPL) along with the Sri Lanka-South Africa series. Also all of them will be flown in two separate planes. The BCCI has persuaded the UAE authorities that a six-day quarantine is not required as the IPL players playing in Sri Lanka and the Caribbean are in a bio bubble.
Morgan doesn’t trust me: Kuldeep
Kolkata Knight Riders spinner Kuldeep Yadav has expressed dissatisfaction with his team management. ‘Looks like no one seems to trust me. Not to mention at least my bowling error. If he becomes the home captain, he will have the opportunity to go straight and ask, ‘said Kuldeep.
Injury to Duplessis ..
Chennai Super Kings are worried about Duplessis’ injury in the Caribbean Premier League. With this injury he looks likely to miss out on the IPL as well. With this, one of Robin Oothappa and Ambati Rayudu can play as the opener along with Ruturaj Gaikwad.
Crocodiles like me should be fresh ..: DeVilleers
Batsman Abby DeVilleers made his debut in the Nets. Abby, who was hit by shots in his own style, spoke in their franchise video. He said the heat was high in the UAE, which in turn reduced their weight. He also said that older players like him should be up to date.