The BCCI is planning to begin the Ladies’s IPL by 2023, Board President Sourav Ganguly stated on Friday whereas 4 exhibition video games make a return this season after a one-year hole. The BCCI, which has been criticised previously for not beginning the Ladies’s IPL, will want AGM’s approval to kickstart the league subsequent season. The Board is planning to have 5 – 6 groups within the inaugural version. “It (the full-fledged girls’s IPL) must be accredited by the AGM. We plan to begin it by subsequent 12 months hopefully,” BCCI president Sourav Ganguly instructed reporters after the IPL Governing Council assembly on Friday.
In an interview to PTI in February, Ganguly had stated that Ladies’s IPL will probably be launched in 2023.
IPL chairman Brijesh Patel additionally made it clear that this season there will probably be 4 matches for the three girls groups round males’s IPL play-offs.
“There will probably be 4 matches involving three groups across the time of the playoffs,” Patel stated after the assembly.
With the second half of the IPL being shifted to the UAE because of the pandemic, the exhibitions video games weren’t held final 12 months. Nevertheless, they had been staged within the UAE in 2020 when IPL Trailblazers gained the title.
In keeping with Patel, there could be 5 – 6 groups within the Ladies’s IPL however once more that would want approval of the Basic Physique.
The more than likely venue for the ladies’s exhibitions video games is Pune.
The IPL begins on Saturday with defending champions Chennai Tremendous Kings up in opposition to Kolkata Knight Riders on the iconic Wankhede stadium.
IPL media rights tender to be out quickly
The difficulty of IPL media rights for the 2023-2027 cycle was additionally mentioned by the Governing Council.
“The tender will probably be out quickly,” stated a Governing Council member.
Star India had paid a whopping Rs 16,347.5 crore for the 2018-2022 cycle. With the league’s reputation hovering and the addition of two new groups, that quantity may contact a staggering Rs 40,000 crore for the upcoming five-year cycle.
Corporations eager about securing the rights to India cricket’s hottest property embrace Reliance-backed Viacom 18, present proper holders Disney Star, Sony (which had paid Rs 8200 for 9 years, again in 2009) and streaming large Amazon which may bid for the digital rights.
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