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Women’s IPL Team Base Price Set At INR 400 Crores, Say Sources

Right after BCCI confirms the Women’s IPL set to be hosted next year(2023) curiosity about the team’s price.

Women’s IPL Team Base Price

Multiple sources have confirmed that the Indian cricket board will float a tender for five teams and the base price for each franchise has been kept as Rs 400 crore.

The much-anticipated Women’s IPL will finally see the light of the day as the tournament was approved by the General Body of the Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) on October 18 at the 91st Annual General Meeting in Mumbai.

In an official media release issued by the board, 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.

Earlier The Board of Control for Cricket in India’s newly appointed Vice-President Rajeev Shukla confirmed that the franchise auction for Women’s IPL 2023 and all other things will be decided in some time.

“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 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.

Former Indian cricketer Roger Binny has been appointed as the 36th President of the BCCI President while Jay Shah continues as the secretary. Binny, who represented India in 27 Tests and 72 ODIs, has also served as a member of the national selection committee.

New BCCI President
Roger Binny

The other BCCI office bearers, who were elected unanimously include secretary Jay Shah, Ashish Shelar (treasurer), Rajeev Shukla (vice-president), and Devajit Saikia (joint secretary). Outgoing treasurer Arun Dhumal will be the new IPL chairman as Birjesh Patel will turn 70 next month.

Binny was known for his impressive bowling performance in the 1983 Cricket World Cup where he was the highest wicket-taker (18 wickets) and in the 1985 World Series Cricket Championship in Australia where he repeated this feat (17 wickets).

Binny started his international career on his home ground, the M. Chinnaswamy Stadium in Bangalore in the first Test of the 1979 home series against Pakistan.

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