The IPL administering board is accepted to adjudge on the cardinal of matches for abutting year’s copy back it meets actuality on Sunday. “Yes, the (governing council) affair is on Sunday. Hopefully there will be a accommodation (on the cardinal of matches),” a antecedent said on Thursday.
The IPL had bootless to access at a accord on the architecture for the 2011 division which will see 10 teams competing, afterward the accession of Pune and Kochi franchises to the fray.
If the absolute home-and-away abstraction was to be adhered to, it would beggarly 94 matches — including the knock-out stages — actuality awkward into a two-month period.
The actuality that the clash would be played in aiguille summertime in April-June, and that too anon afterwards the World Cup, had led to apropos about amateur burn-out and overkill.
However, the franchises accept alone a angle to breach the teams into two groups which would accompany bottomward the matches to aloof added than 60.
The cardinal of players that teams could absorb during the admirable amateur bargain after this year is addition annoying affair that has to be sorted out yet but, accustomed the impasse over the format, it charcoal to be apparent whether it would be taken up for altercation at all.