The BCCI’s governing physique on Thursday ratified the entry of two new franchises in the IPL to make it a ten-group affair from 2022 throughout its Annual Common Meeting (AGM). In a different significant growth, the Board, in theory, determined to back the ICC’s bid for inclusion of cricket, in the T20 format, in the 2028 Los Angeles Olympics “soon after finding some clarifications from the International Olympic Committee”.

Two new teams will be introduced in the 2022 IPL. Also, it was determined that all to start with-course gamers, the two men and girls, will be suitably compensated for the curtailed domestic time due to the COVID-19 pandemic. The BCCI programs to get the domestic time underway, soon after a number of months’ delay, in January with the Syed Mushtaq Ali T20 championship.