Final Up to date: January 25, 2023, 20:36 IST
Former Royal Challengers Bangalore (RCB) skipper Virat Kohli has congratulated the homeowners of the crew – Royal Challengers Sports activities Pvt Ltd – for buying one of many 5 franchises for the inaugural Girls’s Premier League (WPL) season. The BCCI on Wednesday confirmed all 5 franchises who received the bid on the public sale. Aside from RCB, Mumbai Indians and Delhi Capitals are two current IPL contributors who’re set to subject their respective ladies’s groups.
Kohli took to Instagram and congratulated the RCB household for being part of the upcoming league.
“Nicely performed, RCB! So thrilled that my crew has received the bid for the Bengaluru Girls’s Premier League crew. Can’t wait to cheer for our ladies in Purple and Gold.” Kohli wrote on his Instagram.
A Diageo India-owned subsidiary, which runs the Royal Challengers Bangalore (RCB) within the IPL, obtained the maintain of the crew with a bidding quantity of Rs 901 crores. The group took to their social media handles to announce the event and introduce their new emblem.
“Breaking obstacles, making historical past, and enjoying daring! Royal Challengers Bangalore are the proud homeowners of the Bengaluru Girls’s Premier League Crew,” the franchise wrote on Twitter.
In the meantime, BCCI secretary Jay Shah referred to as it a historic day in Indian ladies’s cricket.
“It’s a historic day for ladies’s cricket. I welcome Adani Sportsline Pvt. Ltd, Indiawin Sports activities Pvt. Ltd, Royal Challengers Sports activities Pvt. Ltd, JSW GMR Cricket Pvt. Ltd and Capri International Holdings Pvt. Ltd to Girls’s Premier League. The collective bid of INR 4669.99 crore reveals that our stakeholders completely consider within the idea and think about BCCI’s imaginative and prescient and plans for the league.
“I thank all of the contributors for his or her overwhelming response. I consider that with a document Media Rights valuation earlier and now with these excessive bids, the league will likely be commercially impartial and self-sustaining property,” Shah was quoted as saying in BCCI’s official launch.
Right here’re the 5 franchises that received the bids:
|Profitable Bidders||Metropolis||Quantity in INR|
|Adani Sportsline Pvt. Ltd.||Ahmedabad||1289 Cr|
|Indiawin Sports activities Pvt. Ltd.||Mumbai||912.99 Cr|
|Royal Challengers Sports activities Pvt. Ltd.||Bengaluru||901 Cr|
|JSW GMR Cricket Pvt. Ltd.||Delhi||810 Cr|
|Capri International Holding Pvt. Ltd.||Lucknow||757 Cr|