After the formal schedule of the Indian Premier League (IPL) is hanging by a thread, the franchises have revealed that the Board of Control of Cricket in India (BCCI) is in less or no connection with them. Franchises are frustrated over the world’s richest cricket board and demand sharing future plans regarding the cash-rich T20 league.
The details merely expect a loss of 46 INR Crore in case if the league is scrapped up. The leading franchise is worried if the teams will suffer loss and at the same time, the board is clear on its stance not to compensate any losses but the franchises have again raised questions over the compensation. As the board is showing no concern towards the revelation of the formal schedule delayed after a multiple of CSK have tested COVID-19 positive, the loss due to delay disturbs the franchises.
According to the board, each IPL franchise will make 150 Cr that might help to raise COVID-19 funds for the country hence, it is time for the franchises to stop mulling and making a fuss about a single penny. The board also cleared that one of the self-beneficiary people is interlinked with this fume.
Too much lack of coordination between BCCI and IPL franchises
“Franchises are being penny-wise and pound foolish. What if there was no IPL this year? Would they be making any money? There are more random questions – like who will pay for agencies appointed by BCCI, who will bear the costs of match operations? Who will compensate for costs incurred for hosting practice sessions? The board is clear that there will be no compensations,” stated a senior office-bearer and administrator of BCCI as quoted by TOI.
“At a time when franchises should be wondering how to do something for COVID victims in the country, they are counting pennies. Are they not making money? Each franchise will earn around Rs 150 cr this IPL. These are absurd demands,” the BCCI member added.
Yes. Was there need to have IPL when world is suffering. Y to put players n crew members in trouble n have this money spinning tournament. Dont be greedy for money, have concern about team and management. @BCCI @IPL @LalitKModi #IPL2020
— Peter Pires (@pmsp1987) August 31, 2020