INDIAN PREMIER LEAGUE
Six cities to host IPL 2021; Mumbai says no to fans
Moving away from their initial plan to host the Indian Premier League’s (IPL) 2021 edition between Mumbai and Pune — and part of the playoffs and final in Ahmedabad — the BCCI has now shortlisted six cities to conduct this year’s tournament. Mumbai, Bangalore, Chennai, Kolkata, Ahmedabad and Delhi have been shortlisted to host this year’s IPL.
IPL 2021: BCCI looking at multiple cities to host season 14
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ET in the Classroom: How does the IPL player auctions work?
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Arjun Tendulkar gets maiden IPL deal; Mumbai Indians pick him for base price
It was hardly a surprise given that he has been a net bowler for the franchise for the past two-three seasons. The 21-year-old recently made his senior Mumbai team debut when he played in the Syed Mushtaq Ali Trophy, the national T20 championship, against Haryana.
Auction Action: Explaining the insane bids of Morris, Maxwell, Meredith, Richardson
Welcome to the 'IPL Wonderland', auctions for the uninitiated, where at times suspension of disbelief is the best policy while trying to decipher the numbers.
Test specialist Pujara back in IPL fold after 2014, CSK buys him at base price
The last time Pujara featured in the lucrative T20 league was for Kings XI Punjab, now re-christened Punjab Kings, in 2014.
IPL 2021: Morris most expensive buy in IPL auction history at Rs 16.25 cr, Maxwell sold to RCB for Rs 14.25 cr
South African all-rounder Chri...
Delhi Capitals names Vinod Bisht as interim CEO as Dhiraj Malhotra quits to join BCCI
“I would like to take this opportunity to thank Dhiraj for his time and efforts for our franchise,” said Kiran Kumar Grandhi, chairman, Delhi Capitals. “It has been a remarkable last two seasons for Delhi Capitals, and Dhiraj has been a crucial part of it. All of us at the franchise would like to wish him the very best for his future endeavours.”
Vivo open to giving away IPL title sponsorship rights
Vivo, which was supposed to resume as the title sponsor of the cash-rich league in 2021 — after a one-year hiatus — owns the rights for three more seasons at Rs 440 crore per year. However, the company is open to taking a hit and assigning the rights to any interested party, sources said.
Indian Premier League auction confirmed for February 18 in Chennai
The "mini auction" will take place following the first two Tests between India and England in Chennai. The series begins on February 5 while the second Test will be played from February 13 to 17.
Mumbai Indians release IPL's highest wicket-taker Lasith Malinga
MI also decided to retain the core of the team, including skipper Rohit Sharma, wicketkeeper-batsman Quinton de Kock, star pacers Jasprit Bumrah and Trent Boult, and all-rounders Kieron Pollard, Hardik Pandya and Krunal Pandya.
BCCI decides to part ways with IMG, ending 13-year Indian Premier League partnership
It has been learnt the notice was sent earlier this week and the board plans to run its premier tournament with its own set of professionals from this year.
BCCI’s Indian Premier League googly may stump Star India
Addition of one team will increase Star India’s payment to the BCCI by ₹800 crore for the season. While having more matches should ideally increase Star India’s ad revenue, the need to hold more afternoon matches and the T20 World Cup next year could pose challenges in terms of ad rates.
Despite coronavirus, advertising revenue from Indian Premier League crosses Rs 3,100 crore
Despite the Covid-19 outbreak, the broadcaster was expecting the IPL to outperform all previous records this season and had held on to ad rates, asking Rs 12.5 lakh for a 10-second slot on TV. The 13th season of the IPL, which was initially scheduled to be played in April-June, was pushed to September due the pandemic, which also forced the Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) to take the entire tournament to the UAE.