Every cricket fan is literally standing on their tiptoes to know about the mega auction of IPL 2022. Unfortunately, it seems like that the mega auction is unlikely to happen anytime soon. BCCI has not made any official announcements yet. According to two different sources, BCCI may conduct the mega auction in January 2022.
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On the other hand, a senior BCCI member said to the InsideSport website that the mega auction of IPL 2022 is unlikely to happen before the third week of January. According to many reports, BCCI informed the franchises that the mega auction will take place in the first week of January. But at the moment it seems that it will occur after the given date. The issues are related to the Ahmedabad franchise and BCCI will solve them before moving forward with the next procedures.
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A BCCI official told the InsideSport website, "We are still waiting for the specially appointed committee's decision on CVC's ownership of Ahmedabad franchise. Until or unless that is not done, auction dates can't be finalized. Moreover, we have to even give proper window to both Lucknow & Ahmedabad teams to complete their 3 signings before the IPL Auctions. We don't see auction happening before 3rd or even 4th week of January."
We are all aware that CVC Capital bought the Ahmedabad franchise in the auction held in Dubai. But now their ownership will get canceled as they are involved in sports betting.