Cricket News: In the world of T20, the mid-season transfer will play as a cutting-edge, though the Indian premier league stays as rigid it was from its beginning, teams can rope in any players from the auction that held every year before the tournament, an in an event of an injury any franchises can replace that injured player.
VIVIO IPL 2018: For the first time in cricket IPL introduced the Midseason transfer.
Earlier in IPL, each team can have 27 players in their list which this term pruned down to 25, Because of this now the chances of each and every player to play the mega event increases, on an average every time each team plays an average of 18 -19 players over the season.
In the year of 2016 when Dale Steyn was with the Gujarat Lions bench, and other two IPL teams were desperately needed an overseas fast bowler, then for the first time the Murmurs of Midseason transfer made for the first time.
So now this team the IPL committee members have decided the concept of five days of transfer time In the middle of the season, in this transfer season any team can be brought any uncapped players from other teams who have played less than two matches for his franchise in the halfway mark, the Mumbai Indians captain Rohit Sharma found this idea very much acceptance.
Rohit voiced: “The mid-season transfer window will give the teams an opportunity to see what they need in the squad and other teams will also be looking at what players they can get,” Rohit said. “It completely depends on the franchise if a situation comes when we need to get a player or give a player. It is good for the tournament and will add even more value to it,”
The Mumbai Indian head coach Mahela Jayawardene a diehard fan of Manchester United believes this step taken by the cash-rich tournament would be a huge step for the evolution of the tournament.
Mahela added: “This is the evolution for the franchise model going forward,”
“It’s a great option. The opportunity is there and it’s quite new to all franchises to go through the season half-way and discuss how best we can address that.
For the first time in the history of IPL, this time they IPL embrace the DRS system and Jayawardene believes that this step will be great for the development of the players.
He added: “It’s going [the] football way – like transfer, technology being used, and investing in younger players is always going to be healthy for international cricket. If you see the Indian white-ball team now, most players have come through IPL. It’s always healthy. I don’t see any problem,”