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IPL Chairman Arun Dhumal says media rights of IPL will reach $50 billion by 2043

He made these predictions on the basis of two key developments: The introduction of women’s premier league (WPL) and the inclusion of cricket in the 2028 Los Angeles Olympics.



IPL chairman Arun Dhumal sees remarkable growth trajectory for IPL’s media rights. He projected an increase to an impressive $50 million by 2043. This optimistic outlook is contingent on the league’s commitment to continous innovation and responsiveness to fans interests.

In the present scenario the IPL demands a substantial media rights value which has reached $6.2 billion for a five year period starting in 2022. Even with this valuation IPL holds the distinction of the second most valued league globally moving behind the National Football league (NFL).

Recently the NFL recently secured a monumental $110 billion media deal spanning over a period of 11 years, underscoring the immense financial prowess of the American sporting entity. Dhumal was speaking at the RCB Innovation Lab’s leaders Meet India in Bengaluru.

Former BCCI treasurer Dhumal expressed optimisim about a potential windfall for the league. He made these predictions on the basis of two key developments: The introduction of women’s premier league (WPL) and the inclusion of cricket in the 2028 Los Angeles Olympics. These developments will have a major impact on the league’s financial growth and overall global prominence.

Dhumal said they needed to keep on innovating and keep doing better in terms of fan engagement and increase the quality of the games.The media rights value of the Indian Premier League has grown exponentially in the last the decade and half from Rs 6000 crore in 2008 and went past several other major sporting leagues all over the world.

Dhumal said IPL is the most watched cricket league in the world. He said it is the biggest Make in India Brand one could think of post independence. He said India was truly a very diverse nation but IPL was the only brand that united the whole country and showcased it at the international stage.

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India Vs England: Dhruv Jurel hits maiden fifty to keep India ticking in Ranchi against England

Dhruv Jurel is India’s last hope as the Indian team has already lost 8 wickets. The Indian team has still got momentum as Dhruv Juel is forming a strong partnership with Akash Deep. Jurel brought up his maiden half century in international cricket in 96 balls.



Dhruv Jurel is standing like the last hope for India as he continues to provide momentum to the Indian team on Day 3 of Test Match in Ranchi against England. The youngster scored his maiden Test half century. After Kuldeep Yadav was dismissed, Jurel was joined by Akash Deep at the crease as 8 down India continue their fight against England.

The English bowling attack which consisted of Shoaib Bashir, James Anderson and others are looking to take some quick wickets for England to send back India to the pavilion. In the 4th Test Match at Ranchi the English team is already in the driver’s seat as they have scored 353 runs in their first innings.

After showing some cautious approach, Dhruv Jurel changed gears as he thrashed Shoaib Bashir. In the last over of the spinner, he smashed a six and a boundary as Bashir conceded 11 runs. The Indian team continues to give a strong fight to the English bowling attack.

Dhruv Jurel is India’s last hope as the Indian team has already lost 8 wickets. The Indian team has still got momentum as Dhruv Juel is forming a strong partnership with Akash Deep. Jurel brought up his maiden half century in international cricket in 96 balls. Earlier the Indian innings resumed on 219/7, Jurel grew in confidence and Kuldeep Yadav showed some resistance to take the Indian score above 250.

Immediately after taking the second new ball, Jurel struck a boundary down the ground off Ollie Robinson. The shot was appreciated by head coach Rahul Dravid as well from the dressing room.  When Jurel and Kuldeep Yadav joined hands, India trailed England by 176 runs, and both of them brought it down to less than 100.

Jurel and Kuldeep Yadav batted well and added 76 runs for the 8th wicket, before Kuldeep Yadav was dismissed. Veteran cricketer Sunil Gavaskar appreciated Jurel’s knock and called the young keeper another MSD in the making.  

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IND vs ENG: Yashasvi Jaiswal joins Virat Kohli, Rahul Dravid as he scores 600-plus runs in Test series

The new record adds another feather Yashasvi Jaiswal’s cap.



Yashasvi Jaiswal continued his impressive performance in the Test series between India and England. After scoring back-to-back double centuries, heading into the Ranchi Test, Jaiswal slammed another half-century in the match of the series.

On the second day of the Ranchi Test, Jaiswal faced some disciplined bowling from England and played a gutsy innings. Jaiswal and Shubman Gill formed a vital partnership to stabilise the Indian batting after Jaiswal lost Rohit Sharma early in the innings.

The batter today played a patient inning. Jaiswal batted with Rajat Patidar and scored his fifty in 89 balls. To finish his feat, Jaiswal took a single off of Shoaib Bashir.

In order to accomplish an exceptional mark, the left-hander also joined Virat Kohli and Rahul Dravid on the elite list. Jaiswal only became the third Indian batter to reach 600 plus runs in a Test series against England in the history of Test cricket. In 2002, Rahul Dravid became the first player from India to score 600 runs (apart from home series). In the 2016–17 home series, Kohli accomplished the same record.

Jaiswal passed the 55-run threshold in the match’s 40th over, he achieved this special milestone.

The 22-year-old Yashasvi Jaiswal is in his best phase now, and it won’t be surprising if he surpasses the record held by Australian great Donald Bradman for the most runs in a Test series. In the 1930 series against England, Donald Bradman scored 974 runs in five Test matches, accomplishing the mark.

Meanwhile, throughout the season, the young player has been in outstanding form. So far, Jaiswal has scored at least one fifty-plus score in every Test match. The young player’s two back-to-back double centuries in the second and third Test matches of the series were his most notable efforts. Jaiswal struck a century in the match’s first innings in Vizag, and then in the second innings of the match in Rajkot, he completely destroyed the opponents.

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Sachin Tendulkar calls differently-abled cricketer Amir Hussain real hero, shares photo from his Kashmir meeting

Sachin Tendulkar met differently-abled cricketer Amir Hussain during Kashmir trip.



Legendary cricketer Sachin Tendulkar recently visited Kashmir with his family. During his vacation Tendulkar met differently-abled cricketer Amir Hussain, who got emotional after seeing his childhood icon. Tendulkar was too mesmerised by him and thus called Hussain a real hero.

Taking to X, formerly known as Twitter, Sachin Tendulkar today shared a video, saying, to Amir, the real hero. Keep inspring. It was pleasure meeting him,Tendulkar added. In the begginning of the  video, Tendulkar can be seen hugging Hussian. As the video goes on, Amir talks about his life and says that Sachin Tendulkar has always been an inspiration to him.

In the video, Tendular can be also seen presenting Hussain his atugraphed bat. Before giving the bat Tendulakar said, Iss taraf dekho nehi, main kuch karne wala hun, which translates in Englis, don’t look at this side, I am going to do something. He then gives Hussain a bat that he has signed with a few words of thanks.

Amir Hussain can be seen telling  Sachin Tendulkar towards the end of the video that he is traveling with his son and wife. After knowing this, the Master Blaster alsomeets them. The video ends with a still image of Sachin Tendulkar with Amir and his family smiling and posing for the camera.

Meanwhile, Sachin also makes reference to a tweet he posted earlier in January this year, regarding Amir in the video. The legendary cricketer also reshared the video that was initally posted by ANI.

Meanwhile, as soon as Sachin Tendulakar shared this video on social media, it quickly went viral and his fans couldn’t stop themselves from praising him for his heart-warming gesture. A user said, brought tears to my eyes. Another said, two legends together. A third user wrote, both are inspiration for everyone. Others also dropped heart and folded-hand emoji in the comment section.

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