Do you know Women’s IPL Teams Name are announced ? So, IPL (Indian Premier League) is the best franchise T20 league in the world. Every player around the world wants to take part in it for two reasons, first to be able to play with big players around the globe and second for the handsome money they could earn from this lucrative cricket tournament. IPL was launched in 2008 and it turned out to be more successful than people could ever think.
However, BCCI (The Board of Control For Cricket in India) has now decided to launch the Women’s IPL or Women’s Premier League in March 2023 to nurture Women’s cricket. For the inaugural season of WPL, BCCI organized an auction for the entities to own and operate a WPL team on 25th January 2023 in Mumbai. This Women’s IPL will definitely help women’s cricket to grow and extend all over the world
As per the reports, 16 groups, including Adani Group, Torrent Group, and Haldirams, etc placed their bid for the team but eventually, 5 groups from five different cities bagged the deal. BCCI got a huge sum of INR 4669.99 Cr for 5 teams which are way more than the amount they got for the Men’s IPL team auction in 2008.
Adani Sportsline Pvt Ltd placed the highest bid for the Gujarat Giants, Ahmedabad-based Women IPL team of INR 1289 Cr ($158 million approx), which made them the highest bidder for any team in the auction. The name of the most expensive Women’s IPL team is Gujarat Giants.
Mukesh Ambani-owned Indiawin Sports Pvt Ltd won the rights for the Mumbai Indians, Mumbai-based Women IPL team for a whopping amount of INR 912.9 Cr ($11 million). It was the 2nd highest bidding among 15 other bidders. The Mumbai-based franchise is named the same as their IPL team Mumbai Indians.
Royal Challengers Bangalore
Royal Challengers Bangalore men’s IPL team’s owner Royal Challengers Sports Pvt Ltd made a successful bid for Bengaluru based Women’s IPL team Royal Challengers Bangalore, grabbing the deal for INR 901 Cr ($110 million),
Delhi Capital’s owner JSW GMR Cricket Pvt Ltd got access to the Delhi-based Women IPL Team Delhi Capitals after placing a lucrative bid of INR 810 Cr (99 million). The Delhi IPL team fans would be glad to know that Delhi capitals is the name of the Delhi-based WIPL team.
The Lucknow-based Women IPL team UP Warriorz was sold out to Capri Global Holdings Pvt Ltd for a handsome bid of INR 757 Cr ($93 million). Capri Global Pvt Ltd is also a partner of the Gujarat Titan team in IPL. The WIPL team of Lucknow city will be called UP Warriors.
The WPL committee has announced the conduct of an auction to make the squad for the respective teams in the first week of February where every team will get a purse of INR 12 Cr.
Women’s Premier League Teams List
|Team City||Team Name||Owner||Bid (INR)|
|Ahmedabad||Gujarat Giants||Adani Sportsline Pvt Ltd||1289 Cr|
|Mumbai||Mumbai Indians||Indiawin Sports Pvt Ltd||913 Cr|
|Bengaluru||Royal Challengers Bangalore||Royal Challengers Sports Pvt Ltd||901 Cr|
|Delhi||Delhi Capitals||JSW GMR Cricket Pvt Ltd||810 Cr|
|Lucknow||UP Warriorz||Capri Global Holdings Pvt Ltd||757 Cr|
BCCI Official Tweets on Women’s premier League (WPL) Team Announcement
Adani Sportsline Pvt Ltd placed the highest bid for the Ahmedabad-based Women’s IPL team for INR 1289 Cr.
Viacom18 Media Private Limited will acquire the Media Rights from WIPL Season 2023 to WIPL Season 2027 for a cumulative figure of INR 951 crores (i.e., INR 7.09 crores per match).
Five teams will play in the Women’s IPL 2023.
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