Mega Auction is to be held before IPL 2022. Earlier BCCI was going to organize it on February 12 and 13 in Bengaluru. But as the current situation of Corona, the venue may change. A decision on this can be taken in the meeting of the Governing Council to be held today. Apart from this, the schedule will be discussed. At the same time, the formal approval of two new teams Ahmedabad and Lucknow to join the IPL will be received after the meeting.
The two new teams may join this year in IPL 2022
The IPL chairman further informed that the matter regarding CVC Capital Partners has been resolved and they have been approved to own the Ahmedabad team. The Governing Council will allow both the new teams Ahmedabad and Lucknow to join the IPL today. He said that they will issue a letter of intent to both the teams after the meeting of the Governing Council.
There will be a formal entry of two new teams
Both the new teams Ahmedabad and Lucknow will be given a fresh deadline by the BCCI to choose 3 players before the mega auction to be held in February. According to InsideSport, the new deadline could be January 31. The Governing Council will give its approval today. Before the IPL 2022 auction, two new teams will be allowed to choose 3 players. Earlier, the existing 8 teams were allowed to retain 4 players. In such a situation, to keep the level of competition between the new and old teams the same, the new teams will also be given a chance to choose the players.