Great day for women’s cricket today. BCCI inaugurated the Women’s Premier League 2023 – BCCI Auctioned 5 Women IPL Teams for Rs 4,669.99 Crores
Jay Shah, in his Tweet, delightfully described the impact of WPL in Women’s Cricket.
Today is a historic day in cricket as the bidding for teams of inaugural #WPL broke the records of the inaugural Men’s IPL in 2008! Congratulations to the winners as we garnered Rs.4669.99 Cr in total bid. This marks the beginning of a revolution in women’s cricket and paves the way for a transformative journey ahead not only for our women cricketers but for the entire sports fraternity. The #WPL would bring necessary reforms in women’s cricket and would ensure an all-encompassing ecosystem that benefits each and every stakeholder.
5 Teams and Their Auction Prices
The Auction win prices are “Adani 1289 Cr for Ahmedabad, MI 912 Cr (Mumbai), RCB 901 Cr (Bangalore). And Capri Global 757 Cr (Lucknow), and JSW 810 Cr (Delhi).”
It is good to see that Women’s cricket is putting so much impact. The Indian cricket governing body announced that Viacom 18 had won the bid for media rights for WIPL. Viacom will be broadcasting the upcoming Women’s IPL for 951 crores INR for five years.