BCCI has replaced Chennai Super Kings and Rajasthan Royals with Rajkot and Pune. Mobile company Intex and industrialist Sanjeev Goenka won the bid for Rajkot and Pune.  Pune and Rajkot became the two new entrants into the ninth edition of Indian Premier League. Sanjiv Goenka successfully bids for Pune team.

Many cricket followers said that Rajkot and Pune’s inclusion in IPL map is good for Indian cricket. 

Ravindra Jadeja has become the most discussed player. While some of the tweeple’s are busy to discuss what would happen to Rajkot after two years when CSK and RR will back in the action. At the same time, many have lamented CSK and RR’s disassociation from the 9th and the 10th edition of the IPL. 

Goenka will pay 16 crores for Pune while Intex will pay 10 crores for Pune.

These two cities will be valid for 2016 and 2017 session until CSK and RR completed their two years ban.

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