The decision over adding two new teams to the Indian Premier League (IPL) bandwagon is set to be taken during the Board of Control for Cricket in India’s (BCCI’s) Annual General Meeting (AGM) on December 24.
The IPL teams’ issue is listed in the notice and agenda for the 89th AGM, which was circulated by secretary Jay Shah, late night on Wednesday.
“Approval on inclusion of 2 (two) new team to the Indian Premier League,” states the agenda, accessed by Sportstar.
The manner in which the item has been phrased as one of the 23 points on the agenda hints that it’s all but given that two new teams will be added to the IPL fold ahead of the 2021 edition.
The BCCI hierarchy has been keen on adding teams to the IPL mix for a while. Multiple corporates have shown interest and the Board will also try and offer stake or a team to…