WIPL 2023: BCCI to float tenders for five teams; base price of franchise set at Rs 400 crore- Report

The WIPL 2023 to be played in March.

The WIPL 2023 to be played in March | BCCIThe first edition of the Women’s Indian Premier League (WIPL) will be played in March 2023 and more details have been reported coming out about the franchises. BCCI is leaving no stone unturned to make the tournament a massive success in its inaugural season and are set to float tenders for the franchises and the base price for each franchise has been kept as Rs 400 crore.

A tender document for e-auction will be floated soon by the cricket board. All the existing IPL franchises can also participate in the e-auction.

In an official media release issued by the board in October, it was confirmed that the tournament will indeed be held.

"The General Body approved to conduct the Women's Indian Premier League," stated the release, after BCCI in its 91st AGM, had approved the Women’s IPL.

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The tournament will feature 20 league games with teams playing each other twice. The table toppers will get a direct entry into the final, while the second and third-place teams will battle out in the Eliminator. Each team can have no more than five overseas cricketers in the playing eleven.

"To have a well balance of domestic & international players and to have competitive teams, it has been tentatively decided to have five teams for WIPL. Each team can comprise a maximum of eighteen players where no team can have more than six overseas players," stated a note sent out by BCCI to all state associations.

Multiple IPL franchises have shown interest in buying a franchise in the Women’s IPL as well.

(NDTV report)


By Jatin Sharma - 29 Nov, 2022

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