Indian Premier League

MUMBAI: This is certainly welcome news if it proves true. The Ranji Trophy, India’s premier First-Class tournament, which couldn’t be conducted last year due to the pandemic, will likely be held before the Indian Premier League (IPL), Indian Express reports. 

The decision will literally be a life saver for more than 800 domestic players in these times of COVID, as the Indian board pays Rs 40,000 per day for the four-day Ranji Trophy matches.
 
As already reported, the BCCI has also given the green signal to host women’s senior games.

Jan 15, 2021 14:01
NEW DELHI: Indian Premier League franchise Rajasthan Royals on Friday announced that their lead investor, Emerging Media IPL Limited (EMIPL), has increased its shareholding to over 50% in the IPL cricket franchise.  EMIPL, which is owned and 100 per cent controlled by Manoj Badale, has successfully concluded an equity fundraise for this purpose.
Jan 15, 2021 13:01
MUMBAI: Five-time Indian Premier League champions Mumbai Indians has been provided further endorsement of its claim to being India’s leading sports club on and off the field in the latest report put out by global brand valuation agency Brand Finance.   The 2020 edition winners are the only IPL team to have grown in brand value this year, registering a 7.1% upstick at $70.3 million, according to the study.
Jan 11, 2021 10:01
MUMBAI: International Management Group, which has held the events rights of the Indian Premier League since its inception, is in crisis talks with the BCCI to try and salvage the deal, after the Indian cricket board sent IMG a termination notice last week. As a top BCCI official told PTI on Friday: "Yes, we have sent them a termination notice."  
Jan 06, 2021 18:01
MUMBAI: The BCCI is reportedly set to notify a base price of Rs 15 billion for potential suitors planning to bid for any one of the two new Indian Premier League teams that will put up for auction from the 2022 season. Which is a fair number considering that in 2018, when JSW took a 50% stake in then Delhi Daredevils (now Delhi Capitals), it was at a valuation of Rs 11 billion. 
Dec 24, 2020 16:12
MUMBAI: The Board of Control for Cricket in India has approved a 10-team Indian Premier League from 2022. The decision was ratified at the BCCI's 89th Annual General Meeting (AGM) in Ahmedabad on Thursday.  It is now definite that the IPL will be a 94-match tournament from 2022, as was the case in 2010 when the BCCI added the (short-lived) Pune and Kochi franchises to the original eight-team mix.
Dec 23, 2020 19:12
MUMBAI: Indian Premier League title holder Mumbai Indians has established itself as the most engaged (cumulative engagement across Facebook, Instagram and Twitter) IPL franchise for the third consecutive season.
Dec 21, 2020 16:12
MUMBAI: Former Indian Premier League chairman Rajiv Shukla is set to be elected unopposed as a vice president of the Board of Control for Cricket in India on December 24 at the BCCI's Annual General Meeting in Ahmedabad. The introduction of two new teams in the IPL and cricket's inclusion in the Olympics will be the main topics of discussion at the meeting which has 23 points on the agenda.
Dec 11, 2020 15:12
MUMBAI: A little over a year after The Walt Disney Company launched its streaming service Disney+, it was the media behemoth's plans for its direct-to-consumer business that was front and centre at its 2020 Investor Day event on Thursday. 
Dec 03, 2020 13:12
MUMBAI: The Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) will hold its 89th Annual General Meeting (AGM) on December 24.  Among pressing matters to be discussed in the AGM, the BCCI will be taking approval from representatives of all state associations for the inclusion of two new Indian Premier League teams.
Dec 01, 2020 12:12
MUMBAI: Times Group-owned American Cricket Enterprises (ACE), USA Cricket's commercial rights partner, has confirmed that the Shah Rukh Khan co-owned Knight Rider Sports Pvt Ltd (KRSPL) has been inducted as a "key investor" in Major League Cricket (MLC), the Indian Premier League-templated T20 tournament that is targeting launch in 2022.