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The 5 groups of BCCI’s Women’s Premier League had been introduced on Wednesday. The Indian cricket physique earned Rs 4669.99 crore from the sale of the 5 groups within the inaugural Women’s Premier League (WPL) with Adani Sportsline shelling out a large Rs 1289 crore for the Ahmedabad aspect, which emerged as the costliest franchise. Seven IPL franchises bid for 5 Women’s Premier League groups together with a number of different enterprise entities in Mumbai. Adani Sportsline ultimately registered the best successful bid on the public sale with the opposite bids coming from Mumbai, Bengaluru, New Delhi and Lucknow.
“The Indian girls’s cricket group has been doing exceptionally nicely – and a cricket league for girls is a big step in creating extra alternatives for girls by way of sports activities,” mentioned Mr Pranav Adani, Director, Adani Enterprises.
“Cricket is an inseparable a part of the nation’s cloth and Adani Sportsline was eager to start their affiliation with the game with the inaugural version of the Women’s Premier League. While I want each different franchise the easiest, I stay up for the Gujarat Giants standing out as the highest group on this new, thrilling league.”
The Gujarat Giants cricket franchise within the Women’s Premier League joins Adani Sportsline’s household of profitable groups, just like the Gulf Giants within the DP World ILT20, and the Gujarat Giants within the Pro Kabaddi League.
“Today is a historic day in cricket because the bidding for groups of inaugural #WPL broke the data of the inaugural Men’s IPL in 2008! Congratulations to the winners as we garnered Rs.4669.99 Cr in complete bid,” BCCI secretary Jay Shah tweeted.
With PTI inputs
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