Final Up to date: January 25, 2023, 20:12 IST
Ahmedabad (Ahmedabad) [Ahmedabad], India
The much-awaited Ladies’s Premier League is nicely and actually on the house stretch, because the 5 groups for the inaugural version have been introduced. Adani Sportsline, the sports activities arm of the diversified Adani Group, has acquired one of many franchises. The Ahmedabad-based group will likely be referred to as the Gujarat Giants.
Adani Sportsline acquired the Gujarat Giants for Rs 1,289 Cr on the public sale held by the BCCI on Wednesday, 25 January. As many as seven IPL franchises bid for 5 Ladies’s Premier League groups together with a number of different enterprise entities in Mumbai. Adani Sportsline finally registered the very best profitable bid on the public sale with the opposite bids coming from Mumbai, Bengaluru, New Delhi and Lucknow.
“The Indian girls’s cricket group has been doing exceptionally nicely – and a cricket league for girls is a big step in creating extra alternatives for girls by way of sports activities,” mentioned Mr Pranav Adani, Director, Adani Enterprises. “Cricket is an inseparable a part of the nation’s material and Adani Sportsline was eager to start their affiliation with the game with the inaugural version of the Ladies’s Premier League. Whereas I want each different franchise the easiest, I stay up for the Gujarat Giants standing out as the highest group on this new, thrilling league.”
The Gujarat Giants cricket franchise within the Ladies’s Premier League joins Adani Sportsline’s household of profitable groups, just like the Gulf Giants within the DP World ILT20, and the Gujarat Giants within the Professional Kabaddi League.