BCCI President Sourav Ganguly

Board of Management for Cricket in India (BCCI) president Sourav Ganguly mentioned no participant performs cricket for financial advantages as a substitute they wish to shoot for a wonderful profession. Indian cricket has seen large strides once we discuss monetary features within the new child period of T20 cricket with the Indian Premier League (IPL) alluring profitable offers from totally different corners of the world.

The BCCI on June 14 bagged a whopping INR 48,390 crore (USD 6.20 billion) within the IPL media rights for the subsequent 5 years (2023-2027). Your complete public sale course of for 4 packages passed off on-line for greater than two days.

Worldwide cricket or IPL?

The package deal for A and B is comprised of 410 video games throughout 5 seasons with 74 every within the first two years (2023-2024) adopted by 84 within the subsequent two seasons (2025-2026) and the IPL 2024 might embody 94 matches.

Given the variety of video games an Indian participant is scheduled to play throughout all codecs together with the 2 months of franchise cricket, gamers are inclined to varied accidents they usually miss out on specific collection for the nationwide workforce.

Gamers play for the stature they get and the delight of representing India: Sourav Ganguly

India hasn’t gained a single ICC match for the reason that 2013 Champions Trophy in England, the query is at all times raised about IPL’s ineffectiveness on gamers. Even final 12 months when India bowed out from the group stage of the ICC T20 World Cup 2021 in UAE, Ravi Shastri, then head coach of the Indian workforce, mentioned the hole between IPL 2021 and World T20 wasn’t ample for the gamers.

India National Cricket Team
India Nationwide Cricket Staff. Picture Credit: ICC

Amid your entire criticism of the desire of IPL, Ganguly mentioned no participant will chase cash over worldwide achievements.

“Very first thing first, cash can’t be associated to performances. From the occasions of Sunil Gavaskar to Anil Kumble and Rahul Dravid, the cash was nowhere near what the gamers get now. However all of them had the starvation to carry out. I don’t suppose gamers will solely play for the cash. Gamers play for the stature they get and the delight of representing India. Each participant would wish to win huge worldwide tournaments,” Ganguly instructed the Occasions of India. 

Sourav Ganguly
Sourav Ganguly (Picture Credit score: Twitter)

India will play the ICC T20 World Cup 2022 in Australia later this 12 months within the October-November interval. Rohit Sharma and Rahul Dravid might be on the helm of the workforce administration and choice affairs for the showpiece occasion.

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