New Delhi: Two new franchisees, based out of Rajkot and Pune, won bids to be part of the 2016 Indian Premier League (IPL). They will replace the Chennai Super Kings and Rajasthan Royals that have been suspended for two years for spot-fixing and betting.
The Pune franchise was bought by Kolkata-based businessman Sanjiv Goenka’s company New Rising. Intex Mobiles won the Rajkot franchise bid. Goenka will pay Rs.10 crore per year for two years to BCCI. Intex Mobiles will shell out Rs.16 crore for the period.
The 2016 edition of IPL will begin from April 9 and stretch till May 29, an IPL governing council meeting decided here on Tuesday.
“News: Sanjeev Goenka’s New Rising wins bid for Pune team. Intex wins bid for Rajkot team for next two seasons of vivo IPL #vivoIPL,” IPL’s twitter handle said.
News: Sanjeev Goenka’s New Rising wins bid for Pune team. Intex wins bid for Rajkot team for next two seasons of vivo IPL #vivoIPL
The Board of Control for Cricket in India’s twitter handle retweeted the post.
The base price was pegged at Rs 40 crore for the franchisees by BCCI.
A reverse bidding process was employed for the selling of the teams and the bidders were stipulated to quote an amount less than Rs.40 crore. The lowest bidder won the right for the franchisees. (IANS)
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Indian Premier League or IPL is one of the most awaited Cricket events of the country. Cricketers from around the world come together to take part in this event which is full of cricket, celebrities, music and entertainment. The IPL 2018 is going to start soon and it is no doubt that we are already very eagerly waiting for it.
IPL 2018 would be the 11th instalment of the much-hyped series. Like always, more than the matches itself, people were excited about the IPL 2018 auctions, which are a 2-day long event where the fans decide which team to support on the basis of its players.
This year, in 2018, 8 teams will be participating in the IPL with players from around the globe. The IPL 2018 auction was done just a few days ago and, here is the final list of IPL 2018 teams and players:
Delhi Daredevils is another one of the most beloved teams, despite its poor performances in most of the IPL matches. This time the team will be playing with 25 players who are:
Rishabh Pant, Shreyas Iyer, Chris Morris, Glenn Maxwell, Kagiso Rabada, Amit Mishra, Shahbaz Nadeem, Vijay Shankar, Rahul Tewatia, Mohammad Shami, Gautam Gambhir, Trent Boult, Colin Munro, Daniel Christian, Jason Roy, Naman Ojha, Prithvi Shaw, Gurkeerat Singh Mann, Avesh Khan, Abhishek Sharma, Jayant Yadav, Harshal Patel, Manjot Kalra, Sandeep Lamichhane, Sayan Ghosh.
Kings XI Punjab The team often known more for Preity Zinta’s dimples than the team itself, this time has some amazing players for the IPL 2018. The IPL 2018 team of the Kings has 21 players which are:
Axar Patel, KL Rahul, Ravichandran Ashwin, Andrew Tye, Aaron Finch, Marcus Stoinis, Karun Nair, Mujeeb Zadran, Ankit Singh Rajpoot, David Miller, Mohit Sharma, Barinder Singh Sran, Yuvraj Singh, Christopher Gayle, Ben Dwarshuis, Akshdeep Nath, Manoj Tiwary, Mayank Agarwal, Manzoor Dar, Pardeep Sahu, Mayank Dagar
Royal Challengers Bangalore This team is known for its extravagant wins and then even more extravagant celebrations. The IPL 2018 players for RCB this year are:
Virat Kohli, AB de Villiers, Sarfaraz Khan, Chris Woakes, Yuzvendra Singh Chahal, Umesh Yadav, Brendon McCullum, Washington Sundar, Navdeep Saini, Quinton De Kock, Mohammed Siraj, Nathan Coulter-Nile, Colin De Grandhomme, M. Ashwin, Parthiv Patel, Moeen Ali, Mandeep Singh, Manan Vohra, Pawan Negi, Tim Southee, Kulwant Khejroliya, Aniket Choudhary, Pavan Deshpande, Anirudha Ashok Joshi.
Sunrisers Hyderabad The youngest team of the lot in terms of playing years. The IPL 2018 will see 25 players playing for this team which are:
David Warner, Bhuvneshwar Kumar, Manish Pandey, Rashid Khan Arman, Shikhar Dhawan, Wriddhiman Saha, Siddarth Kaul, Deepak Hooda, Syed Khaleel Ahmed, Sandeep Sharma, Kane Williamson, Carlos Brathwaite, Shakib Al Hasan, Yusuf Pathan, Shreevats Goswami, Mohammad Nabi, Chris Jordan, Basil Thampi, T Natarajan, Sachin Baby, Bipul Sharma, Syed Mehdi Hasan, Ricky Bhui, Tanmay Agarwal.