Five teams are participating in the women’s IPL.
Two new groups have entered the teams auction.
New Delhi. Indian Premier League (IPL) has completed 15 years in men. After this, the Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) has taken steps to bring women forward. Preparations are going on in full swing for the first season of Women’s IPL. The board had already confirmed that five teams will participate in the women’s IPL. At the same time, now it has also come to know that who owns the teams. Along with this, the cost of each team has also come to the fore.
The Lucknow team has been at the bottom of the list, owned by Capri Global Holdings. Capri Global has bought this team for Rs 757 crore. Two new owners have come forward, one is Adani Group and the other is Capri Global. The biggest bid has been placed by Adani Group. The most expensive team has been Ahmedabad, on which Adani Sportsline has spent Rs 1289 crore. This group has also eyed Gujarat Titans but could not buy. At number two is the Mumbai team, which has been bought by Reliance-run India Win Sports. Bought Reliance on Mumbai for Rs 912.99 crore.
901 crores spent on Royal Challengers Bangalore
901 crores have been spent on Royal Challengers Bangalore. The ownership of this team is with the Royal Challengers Sports Group, which plays in the Men’s IPL. The fourth most expensive team is Delhi, which was bought by JSW-GMR Cricket Group together for Rs 801 crore. Women’s IPL will start in April.
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BCCI has earned Rs 4669.99 crore from the purchase of teams. The names of these new teams will be revealed in a few days. At the same time, fans will keep an eye on the auction as well. Viacom18 has bought the broadcast rights of the women’s IPL. For 5 years, the company has spent Rs 951 crore.
Tags: IPL 2023, rcb, Women IPL
FIRST PUBLISHED : January 25, 2023, 18:48 IST