Punjab Kings co-owner Ness Wadia stated on Monday that he can be “over curiosity” if supplied to personal a crew within the proposed girls’s IPL subsequent yr.
At an IPL Governing Council assembly final week, a five- to six-team girls’s IPL was proposed for subsequent yr, with present franchises being given first precedence to be a part of the competitors.
“We can be greater than thinking about that (Ladies’s IPL). IPL for girls is lengthy overdue and when it occurs will probably be very particular. Ladies’s cricket has actually advanced through the years,” Wadia informed PTI.
“The World Cup is happening proper now and there’s a lot of curiosity for the ladies’s sport. It was heartbreaking to see our crew lose yesterday.”
When requested in regards to the base value for proudly owning a girls’s crew, Wadia stated: “It’s for the BCCI to determine, however I can let you know that if we’re requested to personal a crew we aren’t .” can be greater than I believe the league will even be sustainable.”
There may be some strain on the BCCI concerning organizing the ladies’s IPL. The Ladies’s Huge Bash has been happening in Australia from 2015–2016 and a Ladies’s Hundred competitors was additionally staged within the UK final yr. Cricket West Indies will arrange a three-team CPL from this yr.
BCCI raised over $1 billion to promote two new males’s IPL groups. The board is anticipating one other windfall with the IPL media rights. Star had paid round Rs 16,000 crore for the 2018-2022 cycle.
Earnings of as much as Rs 40,000 crore will be anticipated within the subsequent five-year cycle.
“I’d be stunned if it doesn’t not less than double. Positively above Rs 35000 crores,” Wadia stated.
IPL 2022 started in Mumbai on Saturday and the Indian nationwide anthem was performed earlier than the beginning of the sport between Chennai Tremendous Kings and Kolkata Knight Riders.
The Punjab Kings had proposed the concept to the BCCI.
“We had discussions with Jay Shah and Sourav Ganguly they usually have been very pleased to go forward with it. The nationwide anthem is performed in sports activities leagues in the USA.
“I’m a staunch patriot and felt very pleased when this (nationwide anthem) was performed. In spite of everything it’s the Indian Premier League,” Wadia stated.