IPL 2022: Top ICC officials to arrive in India for playoffs | Cricket News – Times of India

MUMBAI: A couple of top officials of the International Cricket Council are coming to watch the IPL playoffs in Kolkata and Ahmedabad in the coming week, at the invitation of the BCCI, essentially to “discuss the upcoming media rights of the ICC” with their counterparts in the Indian Board.
Greg Barclay, the ICC chairman, will attend the Qualifier 1 (May 24) and Eliminator (May 25) at the Eden Gardens in Kolkata, while Geoff Allardice, the Chief Executive Officer of the ICC, will be present during the Qualifier 2 on May 27 and the final on May 29 at the Narendra Modi Stadium in Ahmedabad. They are likely to discuss the upcoming media rights of the ICC with the BCCI officials during their trip,” a source in the know of developments said.
The BCCI is in the process of selling its IPL media rights for the 2023-27 cycle. The current eight-year ICC and six-year BCCI media rights cycle will conclude in 2023.
Due to Covid, this is the first time in three years that the IPL playoffs are happening in India.

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