The Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) on Thursday decided to go ahead with a 10-team Indian Premier League from 2022. The decision was ratified at the BCCI Annual General Meeting.
The decision on the number of IPL teams was among the major points on the agenda of the BCCI’s 89th AGM. It was reportedly decided to stick to 8 teams for the IPL in 2021 as there are only four months before the next edition.
The eight teams currently in the IPL are - Mumbai Indians, Chennai Super Kings, Sunrisers Hyderabad, Royal Challengers Bangalore, Delhi Capitals, Kings XI Punjab, Rajasthan Royals and Kolkata Knight Riders.