IPL Trophy
IPL Trophy. (Photograph Supply: IPL/BCCI)

The BCCI secretary Jay Shah had beforehand revealed the board’s plans of extending the window for the Indian Premier League to 10 weeks. The plans have lastly fallen in place and IPL is now set to get an prolonged window within the Future Excursions Programme (FTP) calendar in order that increasingly more worldwide cricketers get an opportunity to take part within the cash-rich occasion.

The Indian Premier League has gotten a nod for a two-and-a-half-month window from the following season onwards as franchise-based cricket grows increasingly more. Yearly, the IPL’s official window falls between the ultimate week of March and the primary week of June. However as per the current developments, the time slot will now be stretched by two extra weeks.

As per a report by ESPNcricinfo, the ICC’s most up-to-date Future Excursions Programme (FTP) near-final draft doc supplies info on the brand new schedule alterations. Though it has had a reasonably formal slot within the calendar for some years, this model helps BCCI secretary Jay Shah’s assertion concerning a two-week extension final month. All through these 4 years, there haven’t been many worldwide cricket matches scheduled.

The variety of matches will improve by the top of the five-year broadcasting cycle

Between 2014 and 2021, eight groups competed within the IPL, which resulted in 60 video games each season. It elevated to 10 franchises and 74 matches in 2022. The BCCI had estimated a variety of matches per season, throughout the public sale of its media rights for the next 5 years, from 74 video games in 2023 and 2024, 84 matches in 2025 and 2026, and a most of 94 matches for the deal’s final 12 months in 2027.

Final month’s sale of the league’s broadcast rights for the next 5 years elevated the wealth of the world’s richest board by $6.2 billion. Two information groups had been added within the fifteenth version of the IPL, and Gujarat Titans, one of many new entrants, went on to defeat the inaugural winners Rajasthan Royals within the finals to carry the coveted cup.

Lucknow Tremendous Giants was the opposite staff to enter the league this 12 months, and the 2 franchises paid a mixed $1.7 billion whereas making their method. The IPL turned much more fascinating with its enlargement to a 10-team competitors and notably each the brand new entrants made their place within the playoffs.