All eyes are on the second phase. The UAE leg of the league is to start from 19 September. The remaining 31 matches will be played within 17 days. But in the meantime big news has come out about IPL 2022. In fact, there have been reports of two new teams joining for quite some time now. Now according to the reports of Cricbuzz, two new teams can be bid for in the month of October.
New teams may be auctioned on October 17
Not 8 but 10 teams will participate in IPL 2022. Now the names of several cities have been revealed for the two new franchises. But now the auction date of the new teams has come out quoting the reports. It is learned that on October 17, two new franchises can be auctioned.
According to the news of Cricbuzz,Has informed everyone about the major dates. Tender documents can be purchased till October 5. The auction is likely to take place on October 17. It is also known that there will be no e-auction. Closed bidding process will be followed as per old rule. A team can retain 2 players. 2 from right to match.
There may be an increase in the number of matches
At present 8 teams participate in IPL and all the teams have to play 14-14 league matches. But from IPL 2022 when 10 teams instead of 8 will participate in the tournament. So of course the number of league matches will also increase. All teams may have to play 14 or 18 league matches. Each franchise has to play 7 matches at the home venue and 7 matches at the away venue.
With the increase of teams, if each team has to play 18 matches, then the time of the tournament will increase. In such a situation, the international program will also be affected. The number of league matches can be 74 or 94. There will be only 74 matches in the next season. Teams will be divided into 2 groups. Talking about the two new teams, Ahmedabad, Lucknow, Indore, Cuttack, Guwahati and Dharamsala are in the race for the franchise teams.