IPL 2023 Auction: BCCI is planning to conduct this year’s IPL Auction in mid-December. After the mega auction in IPL 2022, this year there will be a mini auction to be placed, more likely on December 16.
The tentative IPL 2023 schedule has been discussed among the IPL franchises who have apparently got the indication from the BCCI during informal conversations recently.
It will be a mini-auction but the venue for the Auction has been not finalized yet, but it is more likely to be held at the same venue as last year.
The purse value of each team will be INR 95 crores, it was INR 90 crores in the previous season. If a player leaves or the franchise trade a player, the amount in the team’s purse will be increased accordingly.
IPL 2023 Schedule has not been announced officially yet, but this is more likely to commence from the fourth week of March 2023.
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IPL 2023 Back to Its Old Format
Sourav Ganguly BCCI president on Thursday, September 22, announced that the IPL 2023 will be conducted back to the old format, the home-away format. The tournament will be played in 10 different locations in India, each team will play two matches with other teams, one match at their home and another match on the other team’s home ground.
This is the regular format of IPL before the COVID-19 pandemic but in the last IPL season, there were just four venues used for the entire tournament. But in IPL 2023, there will be 10 locations across India.
In addition, Ganguly said that the BCCI had outlined some plans for the much-anticipated Women’s IPL, which is expected to start early next year. If the Women’s IPL goes forward, many female cricketers around the world expressed interest in participating.
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