Sources have confirmed that the Indian Cricket Board will float tenders for five teams and the base price for each franchise has been kept at Rs 400 crore.
The first edition of the Women’s IPL is all set to be held in March, 2023, and the BCCI is leaving no stone unturned to make the tournament a huge success in its inaugural season. Now, sources have confirmed that the Indian cricket board will float tenders for five teams and the base price for each franchise has been kept at Rs 400 crore.
The tender document for the e-auction will be issued by the Cricket Board shortly. All existing IPL franchises can also participate in the e-auction.
The much-anticipated Women’s IPL came to an end with the Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) general body giving its nod to the tournament at the 91st Annual General Meeting in Mumbai on 18 October.
In an official media release issued by the board, it was confirmed that the tournament would indeed be held. “The General Body approved the operation of the Women’s Indian Premier League,” the release said.
The tournament will consist of 20 league games, with teams playing each other twice. The table toppers will directly qualify for the final, while the second and third placed teams will play in eliminators. Each team cannot have more than five overseas cricketers in their playing XI.
“To have a good balance of domestic and international players and to have competitive teams, five teams have been provisionally decided for WIPL. Each team can consist of a maximum of eighteen players, with no more than six foreigners in any team. Can be. Players can.” T ho.” A note sent by the BCCI to all state associations.
The demand for an IPL-style league for women grew with the growth of the sport in India, with the team finishing runners-up in the 2020 T20 World Cup. The Women’s Big Bash League has been taking place in Australia since 2016, while The Hundred was introduced in the UK last year.