The Indian Premier League (IPL) has decided to auction two new teams in the month of May during the final phase of upcoming edition. The BCCI top brass including president Sourav Ganguly, secretary Jay Shah took a meeting on execution of various policy decisions approved by the IPL Governing Council at the start of the year.
The 10 team IPL will feature is next edition while the bidding process and finalisation of the new franchises will be completed by the month of May this year,” a senior BCCI source informed on conditions of anonymity.
“Once the teams are finalised, they can start their operational work which takes considerable time,” the source added.
Meanwhile, the 14th edition of IPL is all set to return to India after the 13th edition was played in UAE due to the pandemic situation India. The schedule of the match is out. The first match will be played between Royal Challengers Bangalore and Mumbai Indians at M. A Chidambaram Stadium, Chennai on April 9.