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Mumbai (Maharashtra) :

Board of Management for in (BCCI) has put aside a window in March 2023 for the first-ever version of ladies’s Indian Premier League (IPL) and the method to get the present on the highway is underway, as per board president Sourav Ganguly.

As per ESPNCricinfo, the board has made adjustments to its girls’s home cricket calendar to make manner for ladies’s IPL. The ladies’s season that usually goes on from November to April has been superior by a month, with the season set to start on October 11 with T20 competitors and finish in February 2023 with an inter-zonal ODI competitors.

Since 2018, BCCI has been organising the Girls’s T20 Problem. What began as a one-off exhibition match between two groups within the first season is now a three-team competitors. Many gamers from outdoors India have additionally joined the competitors. However regardless of this, the clamour to have a a lot larger competitors identical to males’s IPL is rising amongst gamers and followers for some time.

Earlier in February this yr, Ganguly had acknowledged that the ladies’s IPL can be held subsequent yr. “We’re on the degree of formulation to have a full-fledged WIPL. It’s actually going to occur. I strongly consider that subsequent yr i.e. 2023 will likely be an excellent time to begin a full-fledged girls’s IPL which will likely be as large and grand successful as males’s IPL.”

Homeowners of IPL franchise and Barbados Royals, The Knight Riders Group have expressed their curiosity in getting concerned within the event and proudly owning a girls’s IPL group. The inaugural version of the ladies’s Caribbean Premier League (CPL), which is scheduled to occur alongside the boys’s event later this yr will characteristic three groups, together with Trinbago Knight Riders owned by Knight Riders Group.

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BCCI is anticipated to carry a dialogue on issues associated to girls’s IPL at its annual normal assembly in September this yr. A lot of the planning across the event will likely be round sale of its media rights.

Because of India’s enhancing and nice performances at main ICC occasions over the latest years, the keenness for ladies’s cricket in India is at a never-seen-before excessive. The most recent of those performances was the Girls in Blue clinching a silver medal within the recently-concluded Commonwealth games 2022 in Birmingham.

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Furthermore, senior Indian gamers like Smriti Mandhana, Harmanpreet Kaur and former Indian skipper Mithali Raj have been supportive of the concept of ladies’s IPL. Raj the truth is expressed a need to return out of retirement to take part within the event.

“I’m preserving that possibility open. I’ve not but determined. There are just a few extra months to go earlier than the Girls’s IPL occurs. It will be beautiful to be a part of the primary version of the Girls’s IPL,” she had mentioned whereas talking on ICC’s 100% Cricket podcast earlier in July.

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