By Puneet Chaudhary - January 20, 2023
sports desk44 minutes ago
5 foreign players will be able to play in a women’s IPL team.
Most of the things of women’s IPL are almost decided. According to media reports, a women’s IPL team will get a purse of Rs 12 crore for buying a player in the auction. Every year there will be an increase of Rs 1.5 crore in the purse. The auction will be held on January 25 after the names of the five teams are revealed.
A total of 22 matches between the 5 teams will be held at DY Patil and Brabourne Stadium in Mumbai only. The Wankhede Stadium will be made ready for the men’s IPL. At the same time, the champion of the women’s IPL for the first time will get Rs 6 crore.
5 foreign players will play in one team
5 foreign players will be able to play in a women’s IPL team. 4 from test playing countries and one player from associate country. If the associate country’s players are not in the team, then only 4 foreign players will play in a team. Men can play 4 foreign players in a team of IPL. It is not necessary to have players from the associate country.
Will get prize money of 10 crores
The winning team of the Women’s IPL will get Rs 6 crore, the runner-up Rs 3 crore and the third-placed team Rs 1 crore. In this way a total of Rs 10 crore will be distributed as prize money. There will be 20 league matches in the tournament of 5 teams. Each team will play 2-2 matches against the rest of the teams. The team that tops the points table will reach the finals.
The second and third number teams in the points table will play the Eliminator. The team that wins the Eliminator will go to the finals and the losing team will finish in third place.
The prize money of men’s IPL is 4.6 times more
Compared to the total prize money of women’s IPL, the prize money of men’s IPL is 4.6 times less. The men’s IPL winning team gets Rs 20 crore and the runner-up team gets Rs 13 crore. Including the prize money of the third and fourth place teams, the total amount becomes Rs 46.5 crore. The total prize money of women’s IPL is Rs 10 crore.
The champion gets Rs 20 crore in the men’s IPL. In the 2022 season, the team of Gujarat Titans became the champion. He was given this prize money.
There will be 22 matches in the first 3 seasons
The format of the Women’s IPL from 2023 to 2025 has been decided. From the 2026 season, there will be 33-34 matches in the Women’s IPL. In 2023, teams will get a purse of Rs 13.5 crore. In this way, every year till 2026, Rs 1.5 crore will be increased in the purse of the teams. There will be IPL of 6 teams in 2026, then the purse of the teams will be Rs 18 crores.
World’s third women’s franchise league
The world’s third women’s franchise league in India is likely to start from March 4. The final match of the league can be played on 26 March. Men’s IPL will start after women’s IPL. Women’s franchise leagues have started in England and Australia before India. Australia’s Women’s Big-Bash League started in 2015. At the same time, in 2022, England’s Women’s The Hundred League started.
T20 Challengers Trophy used to be held in India
Before the Women’s IPL in India, a franchise tri-series of 3 teams was being played in the name of T20 Challengers Trophy. This trophy, being played since 2018, was played till 2022. There were only 4 matches in this. But, there will be 22 matches in the new Women’s IPL.