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Virat Kohli thrilled after RCB win bid for Women’s Premier League: Can’t wait to cheer for our girls in Red and Gold

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India Today Web Desk

Royal Challengers Bangalore are one of many 5 franchises that gained the bid on Wednesday (January 25) to personal a workforce within the Women’s Premier League.

New Delhi ,UPDATED: Jan 25, 2023 19:26 IST

BCCI introduced franchises for Women’s Premier League on January 25. (Photo: Twitter)

By India Today Web Desk: Former Royal Challengers Bangalore captain Virat Kohli on Wednesday expressed his pleasure after RCB gained a bid to personal a workforce within the Women’s Premier League.

The BCCI introduced the profitable bidders for the Women’s Premier League, with the businesses incomes the possession rights for a mixed bid valuation of INR 4669.99 Cr. Adani Sportsline Pvt. Ltd, Indiawin Sports Pvt. Ltd, JSW GMR Cricket Pvt. Ltd and Capri Global Holdings Pvt. Ltd. accomplished the 5 franchises to win the bid.

“Well played, RCB! So thrilled that my team has won the bid for the Bengaluru Women’s Premier League team. Can’t wait to cheer for our women in Red and Gold,” Kohli tweeted.

Out of the 5 franchises, three have already got groups within the Indian Premier League (IPL). JSW GMR Cricket Pvt personal Delhi Capitals, Royal Challengers Sports Pvt. Ltd personal RCB and Indiawin Sports Pvt. Ltd (part of Reliance) personal Mumbai Indians.

“Breaking barriers, making history, and playing bold! Royal Challengers Bangalore are the proud owners of the Bengaluru Women’s Premier League Team,” tweeted Royal Challengers Bangalore.

The BCCI Secretary Jay Shah tweeted: “Today is a historic day in cricket as the bidding for teams of inaugural #WPL broke the records of the inaugural Men’s IPL in 2008! Congratulations to the winners as we garnered Rs.4669.99 Cr in total bid. This marks the beginning of a revolution in women’s cricket and paves the way for a transformative journey ahead not only for our women cricketers but for the entire sports fraternity. The #WPL would bring necessary reforms in women’s cricket and would ensure an all-encompassing ecosystem that benefits each and every stakeholder.”

Here’s the breakup of the 5 franchises’ profitable bids:

Adani Sportsline Pvt. Ltd (Ahemdabad) – INR 1289 cr
Indiawin Sports Pvt. Ltd (Mumbai) – INR 912.99 cr
Royal Challengers Sports Pvt. Ltd (Bengaluru) – INR 901 cr
JSW GMR Cricket Pvt. Ltd (Delhi) – INR 810 cr
Capri Global Holdings Pvt. Ltd (Lucknow) – INR 757 cr

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Jan 25, 2023