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BCCI welcomes CSK, RR back in IPL

Press Trust of India  |  New Delhi 

The Board of Control for Cricket in today welcomed the franchises -- Super Kings and Royals -- back into the League.

The two franchises have completed the two-year suspension imposed by the Supreme appointed Justice (Retd.) Lodha Committee and will now participate in next year's Indian League.

Acting President of the BCCI, CK Khanna said: "VIVO will be enriched by the return of Super Kings and Royals. Both the teams have enjoyed tremendous on- field success and have a mass following.

"The loyal fans will again get to see their favourite teams and stars in action from the upcoming season of the "

The chairman of IPL, Rajeev Shukla added: "It is my privilege to welcome back our franchisees, Super Kings and Royals, into the 11th edition of the IPL. We have had a strong working relationship with Chennai Super Kings and Rajasthan Royals and hope that we can continue to build upon the close ties that we have enjoyed in the past, as we move towards the next edition of the league.

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First Published: Fri, July 14 2017. 19:57 IST