The Board of Control for Cricket in India introduced the homeowners of 5 franchises in WPL. The rights for the groups have been bought for near Rs 5000 crores. The BCCI president provides his reactions on the identical.
New Delhi,UPDATED: Jan 25, 2023 23:50 IST
Roger Binny has given his reactions on the Women’s Premier League. (Courtesy: AP)
By India Today Web Desk: The Board of Control for Cricket in India introduced the names of 5 franchise homeowners within the Women’s Premier League. A a lot awaited match, the WPL is an enormous step in the direction of reducing down the desparity betweeb males’s and ladies’s cricket within the nation. The BCCI introduced that the rights for the groups have been bought at Rs. 4669.99 crores, a sum increased than the Indian Premier League rights again in 2008.
Seaking about the identical, the BCCI president Roger Binny congratulated the staff homeowners and stated tha this was a step in the direction of improvement of the grassroots degree within the girls’s sport in India.
“I congratulate the winners for making successful bids to own WPL teams. The league will give players from India and abroad a chance to learn and grow together. It will pave the way for development at the grassroots level with the inclusion of more women cricketers. I would also like to congratulate the BCCI team for the smooth execution of the auction process. I’m confident that the league will help our women cricketers shine on the global stage,” Binny was quoted as saying within the official launch.
The match is predicted to be held in March, proper forward of the Indian Premier League season. Big stars are anticipated to play within the inaugural version which shall be an enormous event for India in girls’s cricket.
“This is the beginning of a new era of inclusivity where our women cricketers will get the unique opportunity to develop, thrive and excel at the global stage with the WPL. It fills my heart with pride to see this transformation happen in women’s cricket in such an affirmative way. This is truly going to set a benchmark for women’s cricket. A hearty congratulations to the new owners,” BCCI vp Rajeev Shukla stated after the announcement.
Jan 25, 2023