WIPL: On Wednesday, the BCCI and Women’s Cricket in India are set to receive a major financial boost in the form of a few thousand crores. Out of the 33 interested parties who obtained the tender document, a total of 17 have submitted their technical bids. According to the report, 14 of these parties have already received clearance from the BCCI to submit their financial bids on Wednesday.
However, the remaining three parties have been asked to provide additional documents for further technical evaluation. This Wednesday marks a historic moment as the five franchises for the Women’s Indian Premier League will be announced, bringing a new era of prosperity for the sport and its players.
Bids for 5 WIPL teams to take place tomorrow
A BCCI official was quoted saying, “We are overwhelmed with the response to WIPL Team Tender. Women’s Cricket on Wednesday will create new benchmarking on the commercial front. We will see 14-15 players bidding for 5 WIPL Teams tomorrow.”
Monday morning brought exciting news as 17 powerhouse companies with a minimum net worth of Rs 1,000 crore submitted their technical bids for a major opportunity. While all 10 IPL franchisees had purchased the Invitation to Tender (ITT), there were a few notable absences among those who submitted bids. The reigning IPL champions Gujarat Titans, along with fan favorites Chennai Super Kings and Lucknow Super Giants, did not submit bids.
However, the competition is still fierce with big names such as the Mumbai Indians, owned by Reliance, Delhi Capitals co-owned by GMR and JSW, Kolkata Knight Riders, Punjab Kings, Rajasthan Royals, Sunrisers Hyderabad, owned by Sun TV Network, and Royal Challengers Bangalore, owned by Diageo, among those that did submit bids. The stage is set for an epic showdown as these heavyweights compete for the chance to make history.
Which industry giants have shown interest for WIPL team?
As the deadline for technical bids approached, a flurry of activity was observed among the eligible entities. In addition to the 7 IPL teams, notable names such as the Torrent Group, Kotak, Haldiram’s, Adani Group, Slingshot-Route Mobile, APL Apollo, Accord Group, and Shriram Group submitted their bids.
The competition is fierce as these powerful entities vie for the chance to secure a spot in one of the highly coveted cities up for bid. These cities include Ahmedabad, Kolkata, Chennai, Bengaluru, Delhi, Dharamshala, Guwahati, Indore, Lucknow, and Mumbai. The stage is set for an exciting showdown as these giants of industry compete to secure a stake in the future of the tournament.