The BCCI on Wednesday earned a Rs 4669.99 crore windfall for the sale of 5 groups within the inaugural Women’s Premier League (WPL) with Adani Sportsline shelling out a large Rs 1289 crore for the Ahmedabad group, which emerged the costliest franchise. IPL group homeowners Mumbai Indians, Royal Challengers Bangalore and Delhi Capitals made profitable bids of Rs 912.99 crore, Rs 901 crore and Rs 810 crore respectively to enter the WPL. Capri Global Holdings acquired the Lucknow franchise for Rs 757 crore.
As the BCCI introduced the profitable bidders for the 5 Women’s Premier League groups, abroad stars hailed the “landmark day.
Former England cricketer-turned-commentator Isa Guha wrote, “A landmark day for the ladies’s recreation.” “It certain is HISTORIC. The ladies’s recreation breaking data already & they have not even performed a recreation but. This is so thrilling. Congratulations to @BCCI & all concerned. Teams introduced: Adani (Ahmedabad) Indiawin (Mumbai), RCB (Bangalore), JSW (Delhi), Capri Global (Lucknow) #WPL,” former Australia cricket Lisa Sthalekar tweeted.
It sure is HISTORIC. The women’s game breaking records already & they haven’t even played a game yet. This is so exciting. Congratulations to @BCCI & all involved. Teams announced: Adani (Ahmedabad) Indiawin (Mumbai), RCB (Bangalore), JSW (Delhi), Capri Global (Lucknow) #WPL https://t.co/q9Q4LRw68c
— Lisa Sthalekar (@sthalekar93) January 25, 2023
Australia’s pacer Megan Schutt mentioned the event is nice not just for ladies’s cricket however feminine sports activities all around the world.
“Incredibly thrilling this marks the beginning of an period. Great for feminine cricketers but in addition nice for feminine sport throughout the globe funding equals alternative,” Schutt said.
— Megan Schutt (@megan_schutt) January 25, 2023
New Zealand’s Frances Mackay added, “Huge day for girls’s cricket. Look at these numbers! Can’t look ahead to the Women’s Premier League!” Australian bowling all-rounder Jessica Jonassen said, “Wow! What an unimaginable consequence for the ladies’s recreation.”
— Frances Mackay (@FrankieMac71) January 25, 2023
England pacer Kate Cross did not mince phrases, calling out these “who’ve devalued ladies’s (recreation) sport” in the past.
“Today is the day the place you get to place your center finger as much as all these individuals who have devalued ladies’s sport..The @BCCI have recognised one thing particular is going on and are going to present feminine cricketers the platform they deserve Here comes the #WPL,” Cross tweeted.
Today is the day where you get to put your middle finger up to all those people who have devalued women’s sport..
The @BCCI have recognised something special is happening and are going to give female cricketers the platform they deserve
— Kate Cross (@katecross16) January 25, 2023
IPL team owners Mumbai Indians, Royal Challengers Bangalore and Delhi Capitals made successful bids of Rs 912.99 crore, Rs 901 crore and Rs 810 crore respectively to enter the WPL.
“This is superb! how thrilling,” Wyatt tweeted.
— Danielle Wyatt (@Danni_Wyatt) January 25, 2023
“Today is the day that the panorama of ladies’s cricket & ladies’s sport has modified perpetually. Game altering. Life altering. #WPL,” Ferling wrote.
“How thrilling, massive day for girls’s cricket,” Kapp said.
How thrilling, massive day for girls’s cricket https://t.co/LzxaNP3IGT
— Marizanne Kapp (@kappie777) January 25, 2023
Fomer cricketer Mel Jones was puzzled.
“When you don’t have any phrases… however a thousands and thousands phrases on the similar time,” Jones tweeted.
When you have no words… but a millions words at the same time.https://t.co/duLy4Blxs5
— Mel Jones (@meljones_33) January 25, 2023
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