In simple terms it means other things being equal, BCCI will earn nearly Rs 1,000 crore from just one season next year. With more games and more days being added to IPL next year, most analysts expect it will also make more from sponsorships. Obviously with this kind of money controversy cannot be far behind.
While break up of costs are not so easy to find, those involved in the process say that it could be in the region of around Rs 100 crore. These include match prize money, travel, security, umpire fees and other organizational costs.Also see: Rs 150 cr tax bounty from IPL 3!