New Delhi: The Indian cricket board has nearly doubled its profits from the cash rich Indian Premier League's sixth edition held in 2013 compared to its profit from the fifth edition in 2012.
The BCCI finance committee met in Chennai on Wednesday to intimate the members about various financial aspects during the current financial year. It has been learnt from reliable sources that BCCI's profit from IPL 6 has been a whopping Rs 385.36 crore compared to profits amounting to Rs 174.73 crore in 2012 edition.
"The BCCI's profit has increased by Rs 210 crore approximately from IPL according to audited accounts. Also it has been noted that the affiliated units got something in the tune of Rs 32 crore during last year. Mr Srinivasan also apprised the finance committee that he will pushing for a bigger share for India at the board meeting and will tomorrow take working committee's approval," a finance committee member told PTI on Wednesday.