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Modi rules out any changes to IPL format

Lalit Modi, commissioner of the IPL has ruled out any changes to the format of the IPL despite speculation that the number of foreign players allowed in each team could be increased.

Modi underlined the IPL's overall aim which is to develop young talent in India. Despite the world wide success of the IPL the league remains a domestic Indian tournament.

"There can be speculation that the number of foreign players would go up to six or more in IPL teams. IPL is purely domestic cricket. As of now, there is no change in the existing format of permitting not more than four foreign players in a team."

"IPL is a domestic league. It will remain so. The objective is to encourage young talent in India." said Modi at a press conference after the Champions League final.

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