The BCCI on Wednesday earned Rs 4669.99 crore from the sale of 5 groups within the inaugural Girls’s Premier League (WPL) with Adani Sportsline dispensing a large Rs 1289 crore for the Ahmedabad facet, which emerged as the costliest franchise.
IPL crew homeowners Mumbai Indians, Royal Challengers Bangalore and Delhi Capitals made a success bids of Rs 912.99 crore, Rs 901 crore and Rs 810 crore, respectively, to go into the WPL.
Capri World Holdings were given the Lucknow franchise for Rs 757 crore.
“Nowadays is a historical day in cricket because the bidding for groups of inaugural #WPL broke the information of the inaugural Males’s IPL in 2008! Congratulations to the winners as we garnered Rs.4669.99 Cr in overall bid,” BCCI secretary Jay Shah tweeted.
Additionally, whilst Chennai Tremendous Kings and Kolkata Knight Riders didn’t bid within the auctions, Royal Challengers Bengaluru published an enchanting technique that took lovers by means of marvel. Talking to ESPN Cricinfo, Prathmesh Mishra, RCB chairman published how they held again investments in order that they may bid within the Girls’s Premier League.
“We held again all our investments in out of the country groups to possess a crew that aligns with this philosophy and core worth, and it provides us immense excitement to have marked this accomplishment definitely.”
In contrast to probably the most different groups, RCB didn’t put money into upcoming T20 leagues like SA20 and ILT20.
Rajesh V Menon, RCB’s vice-president, mentioned, “Now we have been following ladies’s leagues very carefully and our scouting crew has set their eyes on ladies cricketers for a while now, as a part of RCB Hinterland scouting machine, and it provides us immense pleasure to look all of it coming in combination for a crew that units to play for the inaugural version of ladies’s IPL within the nation.”
Previous this month, the BCCI bought the media rights of the Girls’s Premier League to Viacom18 for Rs 951 crore, getting a Rs 7.09 crore according to fit worth for 5 years. And not using a ball being bowled, the WPL has turn into the second one largest T20 league on the planet after the IPL.
Adani Team, which had failed to shop for an IPL crew when the Lucknow and Ahmedabad franchises had been up on the market in 2021, has made its professional access into Indian cricket by means of securing a ladies’s crew for WPL. Adani Team introduced that the crew can be named the Gujarat Giants.
Many had been already calling the league Girls’s IPL however the BCCI secretary published the identify on Wednesday.
“The BCCI has named the league – Girls’s Premier League (WPL). Let the adventure start.