Following the death of Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister Mufti Mohammad Sayeed on Thursday, the Indian Premier League&’s two-day franchise workshop was shifted to Mumbai. Earlier, it was scheduled to be held in Srinagar and Gulmarg.

"IPL franchise workshop & meet shifted to Mumbai on 13&14 Jan from Srinagar & Gulmarg because of Mufti saheb’s demise," IPL chairman Rajeev Shukla tweeted.

Sayeed , 79, passed away at the All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS) hospital in Delhi on Thursday morning  after his platelets reduced dangerously. He was on ventilator support.

Meanwhile, the IPL workshop, which is aimed at educating the franchises and introducing new owners to the richest cricket league of the world, will be held at a place where BCCI&’s head quarter is situated.

The IPL season 9 , which will be played from April 8 to May 29, will have two new teams from Rajkot and Pune in place of Chennai Super Kings and Rajasthan Royals, who have been banned for two years.

Furthermore, the star players of the cricket world will go under the hammer on February 6.