With just the finish of the IPL 2020 edition, arrangements for IPL 2021 Auction is just started. The next edition of the Indian Premier League 2021 is just 4 months away and BCCI started arrangements for IPL 14 from now on. The Indian Board for Control of Cricket is in doubt whether to conduct full IPL 2021 auctions or let the teams continue their existing squads.
The 13th edition of the Indian Premier League just ended and Mumbai Indians (MI) won the IPL trophy fifth time by defeating Delhi Capitals in the IPL 2020 Finals.
IPL 2021 Auction Date and Time
But it seems that the BCCI is interested in a full auction for IPL 2021. There is no specific date available for IPL 2021 auction or details yet but BCCI indicated that these auctions will be conducted either in the end of December or in the first week of January. The BCCI is also in negotiation with the IPL franchises and the final decision will be taken in the next 2-3 weeks. According to a BCCI official in Dubai.
“Time constraints are there but the full auction will be in the interest of everyone. IPL Governing Council will formally decide on this in next 2 weeks and communicate to everyone concerned” Sources said.
New Team in IPL 2021
The BCCI is also thinking about increasing the number of the teams in IPL 2021. But when asked about it a BCCI official said “Too early to discuss it”. Reports are also saying that the BCCI is thinking to add a 9th team in the next edition of the IPL.
CSK New Players in IPL 2021 Auction
If IPL 2021 Full auctions conduct, this is a good chance for Chennai Super Kings to add some fresh blood to their squad.
The Chennai Super Kings (CSK) was the team in IPL 2020 which suffered the most during the entire tournament. IPL 2021 full player auctions is a very good chance for them to add some new players to their squad. MS Dhoni is also interested in rebuilding the CSK team for IPL 2021.
“We have to wait and see what BCCI decide on the next season’s player auctions”, Dhoni had said in reply to CSK’s rebuilding plans for IPL 2021.
Other IPL teams like Royal Challengers Bangalore, Kings XI Punjab and Rajasthan Royals are also interested in rebuilding their squads and they will welcome the full player auctions for IPL 2021.
The BCCI will take the final decision very soon. and results of 2021 auction will be announced soon.
What’s new in IPL 2021 Auction
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