Final Up to date: January 25, 2023, 20:08 IST
The Board of Management for Cricket in India (BCCI) on Wednesday introduced the checklist of bidders for the 5 franchises that may function within the inaugural version of the Ladies’s Premier League (WPL). The Indian cricket board had issued an Invitation to Tender to accumulate the precise to personal and function 5 franchises within the WPL. Pursuant to the tender course of, varied events submitted their bids for the WPL franchises.
The 5 profitable bidders for the inaugural season of WPL embody Adani Sportsline Pvt Ltd (Ahmedabad), Indiawin Sports activities Pvt Ltd (Mumbai), Royal Challengers Sports activities Pvt. Ltd (Bangalore), JSW GMR Cricket Pvt Ltd (Delhi) and Capri International Holdings Pvt Ltd. (Lucknow).
BCCI president Roger Binny believes the WPL will pave the best way for growth on the grassroots degree and get extra girls cricketers to play the sport.
“I congratulate the winners for making profitable bids to personal WPL groups. The league will give gamers from India and overseas an opportunity to study and develop collectively. It’s going to pave the best way for growth on the grassroots degree with the inclusion of extra girls cricketers. I’d additionally wish to congratulate the BCCI workforce for the graceful execution of the public sale course of. I’m assured that the league will assist our girls cricketers shine on the worldwide stage,” Binny was quoted as saying within the official launch.
BCCI Vice-President, Mr Rajeev Shukla stated, “That is the start of a brand new period of inclusivity the place our girls cricketers will get the distinctive alternative to develop, thrive and excel on the world stage with the WPL. It fills my coronary heart with delight to see this transformation occur in girls’s cricket in such an affirmative manner. That is actually going to set a benchmark for ladies’s cricket. A hearty congratulations to the brand new homeowners.”
Chairman, IPL Governing Council, Mr Arun Singh Dhumal stated, “I want to congratulate and welcome all of the winners to WPL. It’s an honour and pleasure to see the response we now have acquired from the individuals to spend money on the inaugural version of the Ladies’s Premier League. It is a sturdy testomony to the worth girls’s cricket can supply and with this, there will likely be a central pool of self-sustaining sources for Ladies’s cricket. I’m sure that girls’s cricket will attain new heights with the graduation of the WPL.”