IPL 2018: BCCI to double the pay for international players with complete availability

A couple of IPL franchisees have objected IPL GC's proposal to start weekend games at 5:30 pm and 7 pm.

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The Indian Premier League (IPL) chairman –Rajiv Shukla, on Friday, revealed that the Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) will now pay the doubled amount of previous to International Cricket Council (ICC) for making its International players available for the upcoming season of the worthwhile IPL 2018.

Previously, the Indian Cricket Board has been paying 10 percent of an overseas player's annual fee to ICC, but now they have decided to increase it by 20 percent.

According to a report in NDTV, Rajiv Shukla said, “We have made a provision whoever (whichever Board) provides players for the entire duration, we will pay the Board 20 percent.”

The IPL Governing Council planned to start weekend games at 5:30 pm and 7 pm, but there are a couple of owners, who have asked IPL GC to reconsider it.

Shukla signed off by saying, “The broadcaster had requested and the GC considered the request during its meeting. After that we have received objections from a couple of franchises. We will discuss with them also. We will discuss with the broadcaster too and arrive at a decision in an amicable way.”


By Rashmi Nanda - 27 Jan, 2018

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