BCCI invites tenders for new IPL team
Mumbai, October 14: Under this Invitation to Tender, the winning bidder will be granted the right to own and operate a new team which will compete in the IPL in each year from and including 2013 onwards and will have the opportunity (if applicable and subject to qualification) to compete in each and any CLT20 which is staged from 2013 onwards.
Bids may be submitted in respect of the following cities: Ahmedabad, Cuttack, Dharamsala, Indore, [Hyderabad], Kanpur, Kochi, Nagpur, Noida, Rajkot, Ranchi and Vizag
The Invitation to Tender contains details of how Bids may be submitted. The Invitation to Tender can be acquired on any working day between 10am and 6pm from [Monday 15th October 2012], at the BCCI office, Cricket Centre, Wankhede Stadium, D Road, Churchgate, Mumbai 400 020, Tel: +91 22 22898800, Fax: +91 22 222898801 upon payment of Rs.5 Lakhs (Rs.5,00,000) (non refundable and non adjustable) by demand draft or pay order (both payable in Pune) favouring The Board of Control for Cricket in India.
All bidding parties will need to fulfil the eligibility criteria and other requirements specified in the Invitation to Tender.
Bids must be submitted at 12.00 noon (IST) on [Thursday 25th October 2012]. The winning bids will be announced in the manner set out in the Invitation to Tender.
The BCCI reserves the right at its discretion to cancel or amend the entire bidding process at any stage and to reject any and all bids without providing any reason. Merely buying the Invitation to Tender does not entitle the purchaser to bid.
Honorary Secretary, BCCI