August 18, 2022
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Reports: IPL 2020 auction to take place in this month

Reports: IPL 2020 auction to take place in this month

The 2020 season of IPL is more than seven months away but the governing council and franchise owners have allready started to hype the most money making cricket league in the world. The franchise owners have started to trade the player in order to get a balanced side before the next season. The 13th season of the IPL is expected to start in April next year and will conclude in the last week of May.

In this year’s IPL, many top players opted out of the league in order to remain fresh for the 2019 World Cup. However, T20 World Cup is scheduled next year and big names will be interested to participate in the league to test their preparations for the world cup. Good performance in IPL will promise a place in their respective national teams for T20 World Cup in October.

IPL auction likely to take place in December

According to a report in Mumbai Mirror, the Indian Premier League governing council is planning to hold the 13th edition of auction in December. The report also state that the governing council may increase the salary cap of the franchise teams. It has been learnt that an increase of rs. 3 crore is on the cards.

IPL 2020 to include two new teams ?

Three years after the start of IPL, 10 teams participated in the 2011 season of the league, which included Kochi and Pune franchise teams. After the termination of Kochi Tuskers Kerala, there were nine teams in the next season of 2012-13. The Pune franchise owned by Sahara India Pariwar also got themselves out of the league after 2013, after which there were eight teams again in the league since 2014.

Now there are speculations that 10 teams can take part in IPL 2020. A meeting of stakeholders and franchise owners of the Indian Premier League was held in London after which the owners wanted 10 teams to ply their trade in the league. Here’s revealing the five cities where IPL matches may be contested-

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