ipl squads – Papa Ajasco – A day every Indian women cricketer will remember: Mithali, Jhulan and Smriti on historic WIPL broadcast deal
The preparations for the inaugural edition of the Women’s IPL got off to a fantastic start as the tournament got a whopping INR 951-crore deal for a five-year period. Mithali Raj, Jhulan Goswami and current captain and vice-captain of the Indian women’s team hailed the historic deal.
Some of the biggest names of Indian women’s cricket fraternity including Mithali Raj, Jhulan Goswami and Harmanpreet Kaur took to social media on Monday to hail the Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) for the successful auctioning of media rights for the inaugural Women’s Indian Premier League (WIPL), which will be held this year.
Viacom18 secured the Women’s Indian Premier League (IPL) media rights value for the 2023-2027 cycle for a whopping Rs 951 crore, which means per match value of INR 7.09 crore for the next five years.
Cricketing stars also extended congratulations to the winner of media rights as well. Legendary batter Mithali Raj said that women’s IPL will be a game-changer for women’s cricket and the sport in general and she is looking forward to an “outstanding tournament.”
“The Women’s IPL will be a game-changer for women’s cricket and cricket in general. This development represents a significant milestone in that regard. Looking forward to an outstanding tournament.
Jhulan Goswami, the Indian pace legend also said that the auction is a “testimony to the credibility and growth of Women’s Cricket”.
“This is so heartening and a testimony to the credibility and growth of Women’s Cricket. Am so delighted.