Adani Sportsline, the sports activities arm of Adani Group splurged Rs 1289 crore to purchase the costliest crew of the Ladies’s Premier League.
The group purchased the Ahmedabad franchise whereas IPL crew house owners Mumbai Indians, Royal Challengers Bangalore and Delhi Capitals profitable bid Rs 912.99 crore, Rs 901 crore and Rs 810 crore respectively for the opposite three franchises to enter the WPL.
The Lucknow franchise went to Capri World Holdings for Rs 757 crore.
𝐁𝐂𝐂𝐈 𝐚𝐧𝐧𝐨𝐮𝐧𝐜𝐞𝐬 𝐭𝐡𝐞 𝐬𝐮𝐜𝐜𝐞𝐬𝐬𝐟𝐮𝐥 𝐛𝐢𝐝𝐝𝐞𝐫𝐬 𝐟𝐨𝐫 𝐖𝐨𝐦𝐞𝐧’𝐬 𝐏𝐫𝐞𝐦𝐢𝐞𝐫 𝐋𝐞𝐚𝐠𝐮𝐞.The mixed bid valuation is INR 4669.99 CrA… https://t.co/epRwcnGiLe
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Earlier this month, the BCCI bought the media rights to Viacom18 for Rs 951 crore, getting a Rs 7.09 crore per match worth for 5 years.
“At present is a historic day in cricket because the bidding for groups of inaugural #WPL broke the data of the inaugural Males’s IPL in 2008! Congratulations to the winners as we garnered Rs.4669.99 Cr in whole bid.
“This marks the start of a revolution in ladies’s cricket and paves the way in which for a transformative journey forward not just for our ladies cricketers however for your complete sports activities fraternity. The #WPL would deliver obligatory reforms in ladies’s cricket and would guarantee an all-encompassing ecosystem that advantages every stakeholder.
“The @BCCI has named the league – Ladies’s Premier League (WPL). Let the journey start….,” stated BCCI secretary Jay Shah.
(With inputs from PTI)