BCCI president Sourav Ganguly was fairly guarded when fielding a query about who could be named India’s director within the ICC Board. The BCCI can identify its director and alternate director.
“No, it has not been decided. But the ICC matter is important for everyone to know, don’t just go on hearsay. India is to get $372 million from the ICC 2016-23 cycle. It is a lot heavy at the backend. Till now we have got whatever it is and we have to make sure we get our due. We will work with the ICC and take this forward.”
Giving his perception into the delicate topic , the outgoing CoA Chief, Rai stated: “It is being reported that there was a 2014 model. Any of you who has followed BCCI know how much we got as per that 2014 model. We took charge in 2017. Not a single dollar was lost to us. When we took charge, we were told that we were allowed $ 293 million. That time when Mr. Vikram Limaye went and negotiated with the ICC, $ 293 million got increased to $ 405 million. That is where it stands today, and if in the future if we get more, that will be welcomed.”
The BCCI isn’t precisely pleased with the brand new ICC’s new World Cup plans (T20 and 50 overs) for the 2023-2028 cycle.
It is because the ICC world tender for media rights for the put up 2023 cycle could also be floated in 2021, effectively earlier than the BCCI will get the chance to ask tender for its media rights.
The BCCI’s media rights for 2018-23 was received by Star Sports activities for ₹ 6138 crore and the IPL rights was additionally received by Star Sports activities for ₹ 16,347 crore for the 5 yr interval, 2018-2022