IPL 2022: CVC Capitals Eye Shastri & Co. for Ahmedabad IPL Team
Ravi Shastri and members of his support staff are likely to be signed by the Indian Premier League (IPL)’s new Ahmedabad franchise. Fielding coach R Sridhar and bowling coach Bharat Arun are especially likely to benefit.
Shastri Reported to Have Been Approached in Dubai
The promoters of the new IPL franchise are reported to have approached Shastri and his coaching staff during the World Cup in Dubai. Shastri — who was busy with the Indian team’s campaign — is reported to have asked for time to decide whether to accept the offer.
CVC Capital’s UK and India representatives have reportedly remained non-committal when asked by media about their alleged approach to Ravi Shastri. Following their successful bid of INR 5600 crore in October for the Ahmedabad franchise, CVC have come under the scanner for their reported investments in a UK-based gambling firm. However, the BCCI is reported to have given the all-clear. Media reports say that CVC along with RPSG — the Sanjiv Goenka-owned promoters of the Lucknow franchise — have already signed franchise agreements with the BCCI.
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