The BCCI has confirmed to hold the closing ceremony this year as it has invited bids from reputed entities for staging the closing ceremony of Indian Premier League 2022 through a tender process.

“The detailed terms and conditions governing the tender process including eligibility requirements, the process for submissions of bids, rights and obligations, etc. are contained in the ‘Request for Proposal’ (“RFP”) which will be made available on receipt of payment of a non-refundable fee of INR 1,00,000 (Indian Rupees One Lakh Only) plus any applicable Goods and Services Tax. The procedure to procure the RFP documents is enlisted in Annexure A to this document. The RFP will be available for purchase till April 25,” the BCCI release said.

IPL hasn’t had an opening or a closing ceremony since the 2019 edition as the 2020 and 2021 editions were a closed-door affair without spectators or with a limited crowd due to the COVID pandemic.

The IPL 2022 league matches are being played only in Maharashtra with Mumbai and Pune being host cities. Due to COVID restrictions, the spectators are allowed in a limited capacity inside the stadium. The play-off dates are yet to be finalized.