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BCCI all set to launch IPL for Women; puts $50 million base price for teams

BCCI all set to launch IPL for Women; puts $50 million base price for teams

Talk about reforms in Indian Cricket! After declaring equal pay for both the men’s and the women’s national team players, BCCI, the world’s richest sporting body is planning to launch the Eve’s version of the Indian Premier League ( IPL) or Women’s IPL

However, the board is yet to finalize on the name of this gala-event and they might initiate the process of finalizing the name this tournament will be branded with , by the end of the current month. Several names are currently I’m contention like, “Women’s IPL” or “Women’s Premier League” , but the board hasn’t yet zeroed in on any.

BCCI Plan to Announce Women’s IPL

No prizes for guessing, BCCI is planning as well as betting bid on this event which is the first of its kind. Just like the one already in motion, this tournament too would be at-par the global standards of the game with respect to the quality of the game, display of sportsmanship and participation of players all around the globe.

The quality of competition is essential to attract viewers , based on which sponsors would rope-in . The inclusion of players from all countries would set – forth the motion of not only the participation of the best talents but also the creation and nurturing of raw talents.

Tender for buying Women’s team out

The blue-print of this worldwide event is said to be ready. The Board plans to float the tender of e-auction of 5 franchises initially, where the existing owners of the present Men’s IPL team can also participate along with other non-owners. The auction is thought to be in line with the present one, that of the men’s and the board aims to bring both the tournaments under the same governable rules.

It is learnt from reliable sources that already 5 present franchisee owners have expressed their interests to have their presence felt in this event which includes MI, KKR, RCB, PK and RR.

However, there hasn’t been any confirmation from the Chennai team for the initial bid, as they are rumoured to be planning their strategy to step in to grace the occasion which is slated to start as early as March, 2023.

BCCI has already set the ball rolling with finalizing contracts with players and broadcasters and is believed to be planning for greater women presence off the field in non -playing capacities .

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