The IPL generates extra income than the English Premier League: Sourav Ganguly

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Sourav Chandidas Ganguly,
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Published on: Jun 12, 2022

BCCI President Sourav Ganguly has claimed that the cricket’s cash-rich T20 match, the Indian Premier League (IPL) generates extra income than the sector’s most renowned soccer league – the English Premier League.

The 2022 version of the IPL concluded lately with the Gujarat Titans (GT) lifting their maiden name of their debut season itself. This 12 months’s pageant witnessed the growth of the development as 10 groups took phase whilst the collection of suits higher from 60 to 74. Former India captain and present BCCI president has expressed excitement on the approach during which the sport of cricket and IPL has stepped forward.

At the India Leadership Council Event, Ganguly stated, “I’ve observed the sport evolve, the place avid gamers like me earned a couple of masses and also have the opportunity of incomes crores. This recreation is administered by way of the fanatics, by way of the folks of this nation, and by way of the BCCI, which was once shaped by way of cricket fanatics. This game is robust and can proceed to conform. The IPL generates extra income than the English Premier League. It makes me really feel satisfied and proud that the game I really like has developed to grow to be so robust.”

Although the preliminary couple of weeks of IPL 2022 noticed the viewership fall because the Chennai Super Kings (CSK) and the Mumbai Indians (MI) struggled, issues advanced against the second one part. There was once an enormous crowd for the overall in Ahmedabad as GT lifted the crown defeating the Rajasthan Royals (RR) within the summit come across.

At the development, Ganguly, fondly referred to as Dada, stated about his management taste, “Captaincy, to me, is main a group at the flooring, and management, to me, is development a group. So, whether or not I labored with Sachin, Azhar, or Dravid, I did not compete with them; as an alternative, I collaborated with them as leaders and shared accountability.”

He additionally stated that managing people is the only not unusual side between captaining the group and main the BCCI. He elaborated, “This nation has remarkable skill, starting from younger avid gamers to younger company workers. I truly believed that if I sought after to be the captain of a a success group, I needed to admire my colleagues in order that they might grow to be just right avid gamers, and that it is by no means the opposite direction round; you’ll be able to’t stay the whole thing to your self and be expecting just right issues to occur; it may not occur.”

Ganguly performed 113 Tests and 311 ODIs from 1992 to 2008. He took over management in 2000 when India had been reeling from the match-fixing controversy and helped put Indian cricket again not off course.

–By A Cricket Correspondent

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