Shahid Afridi reacts to BCCI secretary Jay Shah confirming an extended IPL window | Cricket

After an intense three-day bidding conflict within the Indian Premier League (IPL) media rights public sale, the Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) completed with record-breaking numbers. Purchased for a colossal valuation of INR 48,390 crore, the IPL become the second-most valued wearing league within the globe, status most effective in the back of United States’ National Football League (NFL). And following public sale, BCCI secretary Jay Shah made an enormous announcement, confirming an extended IPL window in long run seasons. However, the remark didn’t move down smartly for former Pakistan cricketer Shahid Afridi.

IPL featured 10 groups with the addition of Gujarat Titans and Lucknow Super Giants to the prevailing checklist of 8 franchises. This ended in the fifteenth version that includes 74 fits throughout 65 days between March 26 and May 29.

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Speaking to Cricbuzz following the public sale, Shah published that the BCCI are in talks with the International Cricket Council (ICC) and different member international locations to increase the window of the following IPL seasons which can indicate fewer world fixtures.

“Not simply cricketers however the IPL has some legends of the sport now turning up as coaches. It is an out of this world platform and advantages everybody because the revel in one will get here’s worthwhile. There can be an build up within the choice of video games as we move forward,” he mentioned.

Speaking on SAMAA TV’s display Game Set Match on BCCI’s name which might doubtlessly impact Pakistan’s world fixture for the reason that the avid gamers aren’t allowed to be a part of the IPL owing to political stress between the 2 international locations, Afridi mentioned, “It all comes down to the market and the economy. The biggest [cricket] market is India. Whatever they will say will happen.”

For INR 23,575 crore, The Walt Disney Company India owned Star grabbed the tv rights whilst Viacom18 shelled out INR 23,758 crore to grasp the virtual rights.

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