“WPL Will Revolutionise Women’s Cricket”: BCCI Secretary Jay Shah | Cricket News

Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) Secretary Jay Shah stated on Tuesday the Women’s Premier League will set a template for different sports activities to comply with go well with, identical to it occurred with males’s Indian Premier League and it’ll revolutionise the best way individuals take a look at girls’s cricket. The public sale for the inaugural version of the Women’s Premier League (WPL) version was performed efficiently on Monday.

“The WPL is going to revolutionise the way we look at women’s cricket. The huge success of the WPL auction has not only given an opportunity to many prospective talent to showcase their skills on the big stage but also to young budding cricketers to take centerstage on a global level. The reception from fans around the world has been overwhelmingly positive and this will only continue to grow as the league matures. The WPL will set a template for other sports to follow suit. We saw what happened with the men’s IPL and how other sporting leagues cropped up after 2008. The WPL will ensure the growth of multi-genre sport among women,” Shah advised ANI.

Shah stated that WPL was created not solely as a platform for girls in India and internationally to showcase and hone their cricket, but additionally to encourage the following technology of girls to make skilled sports activities a profession choice.

“Without a ball being bowled, the WPL is the largest sporting league. With women’s cricket well on its way to cement itself in mainstream sports, the WPL will only fortify the ecosystem around women’s cricket. The initial response to the WPL has definitely showcased the potential the league has to become the biggest women’s domestic sporting tournament,” added Shah.

The inaugural version of WPL might be performed in Mumbai from March 4 to 26 throughout two Mumbai venues and the participant public sale for a similar might be held on February 13.

A complete of 1,525 gamers registered for the inaugural WPL public sale and the ultimate record was pruned to 409 gamers.

The 5 franchises — Mumbai Indians, Royal Challengers Bangalore, and Delhi Capitals –were acquired by the homeowners of the three IPL groups together with Adani Group and Capri Global for a complete of INR 4669.99 crore (about USD 572.78 million). This represents the most important deal ever made in girls’s cricket. The profitable bidders had been introduced on January 25.

Here are all of the up to date squads of WPL groups:

Delhi Capitals:Jemimah Rodrigues, Meg Lanning, Shafali Verma, Radha Yadav, Shikha Pandey, Marizanne Kapp, Titas Sadhu, Alice Capsey, Tara Norris, Laura Harris, Jasia Akhtar, Minnu Mani, Poonam Yadav, Taniya Bhatia. Jess Jonassen, Sneha Deepthi, Arundhati Reddy, Aparna Mondal.

Gujarat Giants:Ashleigh Gardner, Beth Mooney, Sophia Dunkley, Annabel Sutherland, Harleen Deol, Deandra Dottin, Sneh Rana, S Meghana, Georgia Wareham, Mansi Joshi, Dayalan Hemalatha, Monica Patel, Tanuja Kanwer, Sushma Verma, Hurley Gala, Ashwani Kumari, Parunika Sisodia, Shabman Shakil.

Mumbai Indians:Harmanpreet Kaur, Nat Sciver-Brunt, Amelia Kerr, Pooja Vastrakar, Yastika Bhatia, Heather Graham, Issy Wong, Amanjot Kaur, Dhara Gujjar, Saika Ishaque, Hayley Matthews, Chloe Tryon, Priyanka Bala, Humairaa Kaazi, Neelam Bisht, Jintamani Kalita, Sonam Yadav.

Royal Challengers Bangalore:Smriti Mandhana, Sophie Devine, Ellyse Perry, Renuka Singh, Richa Ghosh, Indrani Roy, Disha Kasat, Shreyanka Patil, Kanika Ahuja, Asha Shobhana, Erin Burns, Heather Knight, Dane van Niekerk, Preeti Bose, Poonam Khemnar, Komal Zanzad, Megan Schutt, Sahana Pawar.

UP Warriorz:Sophie Ecclestone, Deepti Sharma, Tahlia McGrath, Shabnim Ismail, Alyssa Healy, Anjali Sarvani, Rajeshwari Gayakwad, Parshavi Chopra, Shweta Sehrawat, S Yashasri, Kiran Navgire, Grace Harris, Devika Vaidya, Lauren Bell, Laxmi Yadav, Simran Shaikh.

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