“Few IPL franchises approached the BCCI to seek clarity on the issue. They were told that they will be get a much clearer idea in the second half December,” a BCCI official advised TOI.
TOI has learnt that the franchises are divided over the thought of having a mega auction for the subsequent season which is barely 4 months away. The studies of including a ninth staff has obtained them frightened. “Most of the teams have formed a core. They want to build on it. For most part of this IPL, there was a consensus that a major auction was not needed. However, there are a couple of teams who have expressed their wish that board holds an auction,” the official added.
Chennai Super Kings, Sunrisers Hyderabad and Kolkata Knight Riders are doubtless to profit essentially the most if the auctions occur. CSK, as MS Dhoni pointed after their final recreation, is an overhaul and kind a core that will final for some years. SRH too are quick on Indian expertise. For them to rebuild, they would want extra gamers out there than what they might get in a switch window.
Need to have IPL in Ahmedabad
BCCI may be very eager to stage massive matches on the renovated Motera stadium in Ahmedabad within the subsequent yr. The board had deliberate an IPL All Stars recreation for this season to inaugurate the stadium in the summertime. However, with the ICC T20 World Cup to be hosted in India, the board is eager to have extra marquee matches on the venue earlier than the event. “Ahmedabad should be an important venue for the T20 World Cup. Few IPL games besides the scheduled Test match against England in February at the stadium will only help,” the BCC official mentioned.