BCCI gear up for the IPL 2022 as today every team w 8 teams will release their final retention list. IPL 2022 going to be more interesting as we witness the addition of two new teams in IPL. Ahmedabad, and Lucknow are a fresh addition to the Indian premier league.
Lucknow franchise is being owned by Sanjeev Goenka who earlier own the Rising Pune Supergiant. Now Sanjeev Goenka being so smartly poached the other teams in contract players. Rashid Khan and KL Rahul are playing with SRH and Punjab Kings currently, dear retention prize money according to previous season our 9 and 11 crores respectively.
Lucknow is approaching these two players on a higher pay scale. According to BCCI rules, you can’t approach another franchisee for a higher place scale despite being in contract with the current franchisee. If BCCI found these two players guilty then there will be a ban of one year on both players.
BCCI reacts to the matter, Ravindra Jadeja also banned for same for one year in 2010
SRH and Punjab have complained to BCCI regarding the Lucknow franchise illegally contacting their players. Now BCCI reacts to it with the statement, “We haven’t received any letter but we have received a verbal complaint from two franchises about players poaching by the Lucknow team. We are looking into it, and we will take appropriate action if it proves to be true,” a senior BCCI official said to InsideSport.
“We don’t want to disturb the balance. You cannot avoid such things when there is fierce competition. But it’s not fair to the existing teams when they are trying to balance everything,” he added. Earlier back in 2010, Ravindra Jadeja was also banned for one year regarding the same issue. He’s been banned from playing the third season of IPL 2010. As he contacts other franchises for a higher pay scale despite being in contract with Rajasthan Royals. IPL banned him with the statement, “The ban was on account of Ravindra Jadeja not signing the renewal contract with the Rajasthan Royals and attempting instead to negotiate a larger financial contract with some of the other IPL franchises, thus resulting in a serious non-adherence to the IPL player guidelines,” IPL said in a statement.