IPL 2023 Format: Ahead of the Indian Premier League 2023 edition, BCCI President Sourav Ganguly confirms that the upcoming edition of the IPL will go back to the normal home and away model tournament.
Ganguly on IPL 2023 Format
Sourav Ganguly has written to the state associations that the IPL 2023 will be back to the normal home and away model and also spoke of women’s IPL.
“The next season of men’s IPL will also go back to the home and away format with all 10 teams playing their home matches at their designated venues,” the BCCI president said in a letter to the state units.
The last three IPLs have been confined to fewer centres – the 2022 edition was in Mumbai and Pune, in 2021, it was in a few centres in India initially and later in the UAE and the 2020 IPL was totally held in UAE.
Ganguly on Women’s IPL
On the women’s IPL, Ganguly said: “The BCCI is currently working on the much-awaited Women’s IPL. We are expecting to start the first season early next year. More details on this will follow in due course.”
The BCCI will take up the matter at the AGM next month. After the approval from the general body, steps will be initiated to start the league.
With a total of 5 titles, Mumbai Indians are the most successful team in the IPL in terms of the number of titles won. Next to Mumbai Indians, Chennai Super Kings holds 4 titles while KKR have won two.
Rajasthan Royals, Deccan Chargers, Sunrisers Hyderabad, and Gujarat Titans have won the title once. The current champions Gujarat Titans won their maiden titles in their first appearance by beating Rajasthan Royals by 7 wickets in the IPL 2022 final match.