The BCCI Apex Council met on Friday to determine on quite a lot of points together with attire sponsorship, which is a major if not big revenue for BCCI.
“The Nike’s was a four-year deal for 370 crore with a royalty of 30 crore. Now they will not be submitting any fresh proposal for the new period which starts October 1. The Apex Council has decided that RFP (Request For Proposal) will be floated. Nike obviously can submit a fresh bid,” a senior BCCI official instructed PTI on circumstances of anonymity.
It was additionally learnt that BCCI is prone to prolong the contract of ‘Pulse Innovations’ for the Digital Services contract for BCCI and IPL digital platforms. The firm maintains BCCI and IPL web sites. There was a dialogue on shifting of National Cricket Academy (NCA) to a brand new place in Bengaluru.
“Once situation stabilises, the new construction plan will be submitted to the state government’s relevant department and then the work will start,” the official stated.
One of the foremost points was the home calendar and there wasn’t any concrete dialogue. “There is no point in chalking up a calendar without knowing what will be the COVID situation in December-January, 2021. Obviously, you can take it for granted that the Duleep Trophy and Vijay Hazare Trophy will be scrapped from the men’s itinerary,” he stated.
BCCI is anxious that first-class gamers may lose as much as Rs eight to 10 lakh because of the curtailed home season. Ahmedabad is simply possibility for camp: Contrary to experiences that there may very well be a number of choices for India’s coaching camp, the official stated that solely Ahmedabad is being thought-about in the meanwhile on the newly constructed GCA facility in Motera (India’s greatest cricket stadium).
“Motera Stadium is a state of the art stadium that has 60 residential rooms inside the facility which will be very convenient to create bio-bubble for players and support staff. Let me tell you, Dubai was not even discussed as a training venue for the India team during . Dharamsala is the second option,” he stated.
With all roads of IPL caravan main in the direction of United Arab Emirates, a few franchises informally spoke to PTI and felt that it will be extra prudent if India have their crimson ball camp after the IPL.
“Having an India camp and then coming into the IPL camp doesn’t seem quite logical. In fact, if India is going to Australia in late November-early December, they can have the camp post IPL,” he stated.
Get breaking information alerts.
You have already subscribed