BCCI approves inclusion of two new teams at the IPL

By Rajan Nath -- December 24, 2020 4:12 pm -- Updated:Feb 15, 2021

10 team IPL event: The Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) on Thursday approved the inclusion of two new teams at the IPL at its 89th Annual General Meeting in Ahmedabad.

Meanwhile, fans will see the tournament expand into a 10-team IPL event starting from the 2022 season after BCCI gave a nod to it. Likewise, the IPL Governing Council has been asked to have a look at the details regarding the expansion of the number of teams.

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Also, it was decided in a meeting that all the First-Class players, both men, and women, will be compensated for the curtailed domestic season in the wake of the coronavirus pandemic.

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The board is also planning to kick off the domestic season, following the delay of several months, in January with the Syed Mushtaq Ali T20 championship.

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