5 teams of women’s IPL Rs. 4670 crore auction, Ahmedabad residents happy
The Indian Premier League, which has given new dimensions to world cricket history, is now going to touch new dimensions. After the stupendous success of men’s IPL, women’s IPL is now being organized in India. The best women players of world cricket will now be seen playing matches in India. The BCCI has declared the results of the women’s IPL team auction.
The Board of Control for Cricket in India has finally announced the Women’s Indian Premier League after a long wait. The board announced the new 5 franchises of the league on Wednesday, 25 January. Out of 7 franchises in Men’s IPL, only the owners of Mumbai Indians, Royal Challengers Bangalore and Delhi Capitals have got franchises in it. According to the announcement, BCCI has earned Rs 4669.99 crore from this auction. Apart from this, the board has also named the league – Women’s Premier League (WPL).
The BCCI on Wednesday announced the names of the top 5 franchises after receiving bids from several companies for the new tournament, which is set to debut in March this year. The cities of Ahmedabad, Mumbai, Bengaluru, Delhi and Lucknow have got franchises in this auction. IPL franchises are already present in these five cities.
Good news for Ahmedabad-Adani:
Interestingly, a team has also come from Ahmedabad in this auction. Adani, who was behind to buy Gujarat’s franchise Gujarat Titans in the men’s IPL, has created a stir this time.
The highest bid has been made to buy the Ahmedabad franchise. Ahmedabad Franchise to Adani Sportsline Rs. 1289 crore, the BCCI said in a statement.
Ahead of the Women’s Premier League teams auction, Viacom18 outbid Disney Star and Sony to buy the upcoming media rights for Rs 951 crore for five years.
The following are the teams involved in the Women’s Premier League.
1. Adani Sportsline, Ahmedabad, Rs. 1289 crores.
2. Indiawin Sports, Mumbai, 912.99 crores
3. Royal Challengers Sports, Bangalore, 901 crores
4. JSW GMR Cricket, Delhi, 810 crores
5. Capri Global Holdings, Lucknow, 757 crores